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Almandine

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Description
Locality: 
Ring Mountain, Tiburon Peninsula, Marin County, California, United States of America
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.5 × 4.5 × 1.5 cm
Description

A very rich coverage of mm-sized red-brown almandine crystals on a typical green matrix.
A very nice specimen, not seen very often from this locality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Almandine

Formula: 
Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
7.0 - 7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Alabanda, Aydin Province, Aegean Region, Turkey
Cartils Minerals

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