Mineral description : Magnetoplumbite

Magnetoplumbite as black grains in richterite scarn.
From Långban.

Mineral class Oxides : Hematite - Ilmenite - Magnetite group.
Chemical formula Pb(Fe,Mn)12O19
Crystal system Hexagonal.
Habitus Hexagonal plates or dipyramidal crystals.
Cleavage [001] Good.
Hardness 6
Density 5.517
Color Grayish black, opaque.
Streak Dark brown.
Luster Metallic.
Occurance In richterite and manganophyll scarns.
Notes Type locality : Långban.
Strongly magnetic.
Locations A rare mineral

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