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Staurolite

Rocks & Minerals | Namibia

Introduction: Cruciform twinned crystals often occur in staurolite, hence the Greek stauros meaning 'cross'. It is a metamorphic mineral usually found in schist and common in heavy-mineral sand deposits.

Distribution: Excavated near the Old Gorab Mine from the early 20th century.

Composition: Silicate.

Crystal system: Monoclinic.

Lustre: Resinous,vitreous.

Streak: White to pale grey.

Hardness: 7-7.5.

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