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Grossular

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Grossular

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Description
Locality: 
Kimmeria, Xanthi, East Macedonia and Thrace, Greece
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 2.5 × 2 cm
Description

Lustrous crystals of grossular measuring to 1.2 cm in size on matrix. Nice locality example for the species.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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