sussexite


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sussexite

[′səs·iks‚īt]
(mineralogy)
MnBO2OH A white mineral composed of basic manganese borate occurring in fibrous veins.
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In the orebody veins the circulating fluids concentrated elements such as arsenic and vanadium, which formed many minerals, some of which were discovered here for the first time (tiragalloite, medaite, saneroite, palenzonaite, vanadomalayaite, reppiaite) or which are rare or uncommon (haradaite, tangeite, sussexite, gamagarite and goldmanite).
The Val Graveglia manganese mines have produced some rare and uncommon species (bementite, ganophyllite, sarkinite, sussexite, tephroite etc.
Some specimens collected from the dumps in 2000 also show sussexite crystals.
The manganese pyroborate sussexite was collected at the Gambatesa mine a few times, as pink to violet acicular crystals up to I cm long.