Bronzite

Bronzite
Item# Bronzite

Scientific Name: Enstatite

Group: Silicates - inosilicates

Chemical composition: Mg2Si2O6

Colors: Colorless, yellow, green, brown, or black

Hardness: 5 to 6

Formation: Orthorhombic crystal; massive form.

Principal Sources: India, Arizona, Myanmar and Sri Lanka.

Special Notes: Also used as a refractory to line ovens and kilns.