Fayalite


Composition: Fe2+2SiO4
Crystal System : Orthorhombic
Colours: Greenish-yellow, yellow
Lustre : Vitreous, greasy
Hardness (H) : 7
References: Gebhard (1999)

Distribution

Doubtful status at Tsumeb.

Occurrence

  • Country Rock

Paragenetic and General Notes

Listed (without annotation) by Gebhard (1999) but not by Von Bezing et al. (2014) or by Mindat (www.mindat.org). Occurrence at Tsumeb is doubtful.