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Clinochlore Hessonite & Magnetite

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Clinochlore Hessonite & Magnetite

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Description
Locality: 
Schwarze Wand, Tauern Valley, Spittal an der Drau District, Carinthia, Austria
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8 × 4.8 × 4.6 cm
Description

Very nice dark green clinochlore crystals with massive black metallic magnetite and little brown hessonite crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Clinochlore

Formula: 
(Mg,Fe2+)5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Strunz: 
9.EC.55
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Brinton's Quarry, West Chester, Westtown Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA...

Hessonite

Variety Of: 

Grossular

Formula: 
Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Hardness: 
0.0

Magnetite

Formula: 
Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Strunz: 
4.BB.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
Black

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