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Spinel & Pargasite On Marble

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Spinel & Pargasite On Marble

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Description
Locality: 
Luc Yen, Yenbai Province, Vietnam
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 5.8 × 2.7 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.70cm
Description

Nice pink spinel crystals, some crystalline green paragsite and massive paragasite in sheer white marble. Only a few dings and attachment marks.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Spinel

Formula: 
MgAl2O4
Strunz: 
4.BB.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
7.5 - 8.0

Pargasite

Formula: 
{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.DE.15
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Pargas (Parainen), Southwestern Finland Region, Finland

Marble

Variety Of: 

Calcite

Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Hardness: 
3.0

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