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Akatoreite: (Mn++,Fe++)9Al2Si8O24(OH)8 Rhodonite: (Mn++,Fe++,Mg,Ca)SiO3
Comments: Brown akatoreite in pink rhodonite.
Location: Akatore Creek, Eastern Otago Peninsula, South Island, New Zealand.
Scale: See Photo.
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