Specimen #629

Name: Manganite with Quartz

Type: Mineral

Locality: Caland Mine, Atikokan, Ontario, Canada

Favorite? N

Fluorescent? N

Size: 15 x 5 x 3 cm

Weight: 289

Acquired: 2008-04-22

Source: John Betts

Label: Y

Comment: Elongated cluster of lustrous black metallic manganite crystals up to 12 mm long with small transparent colorless quartz crystals up to 2 mm scattered throughout. An excellent specimen forrnthis locality. No damage. Ex. Bill Plavac Size of individual crystals: 1-12 mm.

Minerals: Manganite (MnO(OH)) Quartz (SiO2)

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