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Brownleeite

Native element class, fersilicite group

Brownleeite is a silicide mineral with chemical formula. It was discovered by researchers of the Johnson Space Center in Houston particle shower of the comet 26P/Grigg-Skjellerup. The only other known natural manganese silicide is mavlyanovite

Identification

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Isometric