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 Nova Scotia Minerals: Pyrophanitespacer

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PYROPHANITE

MnTiO3


Rocky Lake Mn Prospect, Guysborough County
UTM (NAD27)
Zone 20
 Northing 5005820
 Easting 552800
Details:
 The manganese is found in thinly bedded quartzite, metawacke and argillite of the Cambro-Ordovician Meguma Group. The rocks contain a good deal of sericite and biotite. Outcrops in the vicinity of Rocky Lake are predominantly quartzite, but some sections are moderately foliated slate and schist.
References:
 NSMOD #E01-009
Further Info:
 
Other Minerals:
 spessartine, rhodonite, pyrrhotite, chalcopyrite, marcasite, scheelite




 

 Cleavage:

 Colour: blood red, green yellow, or dark red

 Fracture:

 Hardness: 5

 Luster: sub-metallic

 Streak: ochre yellow

 Possible Useage:

 More Info: Mineralogy Database

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