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Grossular

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Grossular

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Description
Locality: 
Jeffrey Mine, Val-des-Sources, Estrie, Québec, Canada
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 3.5 × 1.5 cm
Weight: 
40.00gr
Description

Very nice specimen of colorless and hessonite variety gemmy grossular crystals on matrix, associated with hundreds of microscopic gemmy colorless to pale pink diopside crystals literally covering one surface of the matrix.

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

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