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Hessonite

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Hessonite

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Description
Locality: 
Bellecombe, Châtillon, Aosta Valley, Italy
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 4.5 × 3.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.30cm
Description

Deep red, gemmy, rhombohedral crystals perfect all around with clinochlore hexagonal sheets. A must sample from the vesuvianite classic locality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Hessonite

Variety Of: 

Grossular

Formula: 
Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Hardness: 
0.0

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