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Vesuvianite Var Cyprine & Thulite

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ALB192370

Vesuvianite Var Cyprine & Thulite

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Description
Locality: 
Øvstebø, Kleppan, Sauland, Hjartdal, Telemark, Norway
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 3 × 1.1 cm
Description

Turquoise and green cyprine frozen in matrix from the classic locality

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Vesuvianite

Formula: 
(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Strunz: 
9.BG.35
Hardness: 
6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy

Cyprine

Variety Of: 

Vesuvianite

Formula: 
(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Strunz: 
9.BG.35
Hardness: 
6.5
Hardness: 
0.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Øvstebø, Kleppan, Sauland, Hjartdal, Telemark, Norway

Thulite

Variety Of: 

Zoisite

Formula: 
{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Strunz: 
9.BG.10
Hardness: 
6.0 - 7.0
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
pink
Type Locality: 
Øvstebø, Kleppan, Sauland, Hjartdal, Telemark, Norway

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