Name:

ferroAuxinite

A photo of the mineral ferroAuxinite

Class:

Silicates

Chemistry:

Ca2 Fe Al2 BO3 Si4O12 (OH) Boro-Calcium Iron AluminoSilicate

Color(s):

Yellow, yellow-brown

Hardness:

6.5 - 7.0

SpecGrav:

3.28

Fracture:

Brittle

Cleavage:

2 good, 2 poor

Crystal:

Triclinic - often platy

Envronment:

Association:

Locals:

| Russia |

Misc:

Name from Iron and Axinite. A series mineral with an Iron rich end-member and a Manganese rich end member. The name ≥axinite≤ comes from the Greek ≥axine≤ meaning axe, probably due to its rather distinctive crystal form.

Photos
& Locals:

1.) Puyva, Polar Urals, Russia
2.) Puyva, Polar Urals, Russia

3.) Puyva, Polar Urals, Russia
4.) Puyva, Polar Urals, Russia

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