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Grossular

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Grossular

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Locality: 
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Québec, Canada
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 2.1 × 1 cm
Description

Typical grossular from Jeffrey mine in best condition. Undamaged crystals up to 7.5 mm. The main crystals show the best possible quality of lustre, shape and transparency. Even the piece is not large the high quality of the gemmy crystals make it a very interesting specimen.

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Grossular

Formula: 
Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Type Locality: 
Akhtaragda River mouth (Achtaragda River mouth), Vilyui River Basin (Vilui River Basin; Wilui River Basin), Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia

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