Ochtendung, Eifel region, Germany
Rare ... Magnesioferrite .... , black, grey, dark blue crystals with many faces, often with rounded sides, sometimes almost little balls.
Analysed by .. and thanks to .. Günter Blass (Eschweiler). EDX showed: 45% Mg - 49% Fe - 5% Al - 1% Mn.
Image width: 1,5mm.
photo / collection: Fred Kruijen
Bulkemstraat 22 6369 XW Simpelveld The Netherlands
the quarry |
the xenoliths |
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