Psilomelane Photos           

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Roger Weller, geology instructor                       

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polished psilomelane- Mexico

 

Psilomelane 
last edited:  2/28/18    number of photos:  15
Psilomelane is (Ba,H2O)2Mn5O10

Mineral information on psilomelane
 
The origin of the word psilomelane comes from two root words that mean
smooth and black.  Banded varieties of psilomelane can be polished as a gemstone. 
                                                                                  
                                                                                                            
photos
psilomelane dendrites:  1  2  3  4  5  6
psilomelane, banded:  1  2  3  4
polished banded psilomelane from Mexico:  1  2  3
psilomelane, botryoidal:  1  2


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