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A tetragonal copper manganese silicate mineral with a metallic lustre.
Origin: Irmgard Abs-Wurmbach, German mineralogist, and -ite.
Abswurmbachite is a copper manganese silicate mineral. It was first described in 1991 and named after Irmgard Abs-Wurmbach, a German mineralogist. It crystallizes in the tetragonal system. Its Mohs scale rating is 6.5 and a specific gravity of 4.96. It has a metallic luster and its color is jet black, with light brown streaks.
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