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Pyrope

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Pyrope

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Description
Locality: 
Wanzenau, Gars am Kamp, Horn District, Lower Austria, Austria
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.9 × 3 × 1.8 cm
Description

Dark red pyrope grains with some green chromian diopside in matrix. From a find by an Austrian collector during the Corona period.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pyrope

Formula: 
Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Czech Republic