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 Nova Scotia Minerals: Rhondonitespacer

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RHONDONITE

(Mn++,Fe++,Mg,Ca)SiO3
Fowlerite


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, pyrophanite, pyrrhotite, chalcopyrite, marcasite, scheelite




 

 Cleavage:

 Colour: pink, rose red, brownish red, black, or yellow

 Fracture:

 Hardness: 6

 Luster: vitreous

 Streak: white

 Possible Useage:

 More Info: Mineralogy Database

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