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Vesuvianite & Diopside

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Vesuvianite & Diopside

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Description
Locality: 
Jeffrey Mine, Val-des-Sources, Estrie, Québec, Canada
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9 × 5 × 5 cm
Description

Gorgeous specimen of highly lustrous translucent to gemmy vesuvianite crystals, up to 2.5 cm in size, associated with highly lustrous translucent to gemmy prismatic diopside crystals up to 1.7 cm wide.  This beautiful specimen displays most of the colours of vesuvianite observed at this locality, from dark green to dark purple.  Very difficult to render the quality of the specimen in photographs.  Some of the diopside crystals are damaged.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Vesuvianite

Formula: 
(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Strunz: 
9.BG.35
Hardness: 
6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy

Diopside

Formula: 
CaMgSi2O6
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
white

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$14
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$24
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$26

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