Rhodonite : Mn2+SiO3, Rhodochrosite : MnCO3, Calcite : CaCO3, Quartz : SiO2, Spessartine : Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3, Manganese Oxides, Siegenite : CoNi2S4

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Copyright © Alice Schumacher / NHM Wien
minID: KJ0-QYN

Rhodonite : Mn2+SiO3, Rhodochrosite : MnCO3, Calcite : CaCO3, Quartz : SiO2, Spessartine : Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3, Manganese Oxides, Siegenite : CoNi2S4

Copyright © Alice Schumacher / NHM Wien  - This image is copyrighted. Unauthorized reproduction prohibited.

The specimen was studied by Kolitsch et al. (2019): The inhomogeneously pale pinkish core area consists of rhodonite, rhodochrosite, calcite, quartz, spessartine and various accessory minerals such as (linnaeite-)siegenite. The oxidised blackish rim consists of Mn oxides. At bottom right there is coarse quartz.
Collection: Werner Ploder
Photo: Alice Schumacher / NHM Wien.

This photo was originally published in:
Kolitsch, U. and Schachinger, T. (2019): 2119) Aktinolith, Calcit, Epidot, Fluorapatit, Hydroxylapatit(?), Manganoxide, Molybdänit, Opal(?), Pyrophanit, Quarz, Rhodochrosit, Rhodonit, (Linnéit-)Siegenit, Spessartin, Titanit und Zirkon von einer metamorphen Manganmineralisation auf der Schlossalm bei Bad Hofgastein, Gasteiner Tal, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg. Pp. 273-275 in Walter, F. et al. (2019): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXVIII. Carinthia II, 209./129., 237-362.

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Photo added:27th Oct 2019
Dimensions:2275x2070px (4.71 megapixels)
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PhotosWrong locality

28th Oct 2019 00:54 UTCMartin Rich Expert

Uwe, you mixed up the locality of this specimen with the locality of the next contribution (2119) in this paper. Right one: https://www.mindat.org/loc-333895.html

28th Oct 2019 08:45 UTCUwe Kolitsch Manager

Hi Martin,
Locality was correct, but ref. given in caption was a copy-paste error - now fixed.

29th Oct 2019 01:59 UTCMartin Rich Expert

Oops, my fault.
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