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TitleBronzite with muscovite
DescriptionBronzite, a member of the pyroxene family, has a chemical formula of (Mg,Fe)2(Si2O6). It is a brown variety of enstatite. It is used in the clock making business. This sample is about 6 cm.
LocationUSA ▹ North Carolina. Near Webster.
PhotographerShannon Heinle. 2001-10-11.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #1329.
Key wordsbronzite, pyroxene, enstatite
Tech details880 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera.
GeoDIL number1628