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RM1096   Tinzenite with lindbergite and quartz

Molinello Mine, Val Graveglia, Ne, Genova, Liguria, Italy

Groups of orange rosettes of this rare species. Tinzenite is a boro/aluminosilicate of calcium and manganese from the axinite group [see here], and probably the best specimens are from this Italian mine. Also accompanied by white epimorphic crystals (after not determined species) of a rare Mn oxalate: lindbergite.

Size: 6.3 x 5.2 x 2.4 cm.
Found in 2011.