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Comments: Lustrous and semi-transparent crystal of reddish brown chondrodite 1 cm in size with magnetite and muscovite.
Location: Palabora mine, Loolekop, Phalaborwa, Limpopo Province, South Africa.
Scale: 4 x 2.6 x 2.4 cm.
© John Betts - Fine Minerals
Chondrodite: (Mg,Fe++)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2 Warwickite: Mg(Ti,Fe+++,Al)(BO3)O
Comments: Black crystalline warwickite with tan chondrodite in white marble.
Location: Amity, near Warwick, Orange County, New York, USA.
Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species