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TitleMinnesotaite with quartz
DescriptionMinnesotaite is a silicate that is found frequently as small grains in iron formations that have experienced low grade metamorphism. The chemical formula of minnesotaite is (Fe,Mg)3Si4O10(OH)2 and it is named after its occurrence in Minnesota, USA.
LocationUSA ▹ South Dakota. Near Black Hills.
PhotographerShannon Heinle. 2002-02-10.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #1424.
Key wordsminnesotaite, silicate
Tech details689 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number2342