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Spessartine With Aegirine

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Spessartine With Aegirine

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Description
Locality: 
Trondheim, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.2 × 2.7 × 2.2 cm
Description

High aesthetic spessartine specimen with aegirine in snowy white marble. This specimen comes from a largely unknown location. This is a really rare specimen in an excellent condition. Great contrast and a nice combination of minerals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Spessartine

Formula: 
Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Sommer quarry, Wendelberg, Haibach, Aschaffenburg, Spessart, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany

Aegirine

Formula: 
NaFe3+Si2O6
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.25
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.0
Type Locality: 
Rundemyr, Øvre Eiker, Buskerud, Norway

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