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Hiärneite

Oxide mineral

Hiärneite is an oxide mineral named after the Swedish geologist The mineral can be found in rocks that mainly consists of fine grained phlogopite. Hiärneite is the first known mineral that contains both of the chemical elements antimony The mineral was described in 1997 for its occurrence in a skarn iron–manganese deposit of the Filipstad district, Värmland

Identification

Color of mineral

Red

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

7

Density ( specific gravity )

2.12
2.16

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Tetragonal