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Kyanite Almandine & Sericite

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Kyanite Almandine & Sericite

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Description
Locality: 
Campolungo Pass, Campolungo, Leventina, Ticino, Switzerland
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.9 × 5.1 × 5.1 cm
Description

Light blue kyanite and brown garnet (almandine I'm sure) in quartz with sericite-slate.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Kyanite

Formula: 
Al2(SiO4)O
Strunz: 
9.AF.15
Crystal System: 
Triclinic Forms long bladed crystals.
Hardness: 
5.5 - 7.0
Streak: 
Colorless

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

Sericite

Variety Of: 

Muscovite

Formula: 
KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.EC.15
Hardness: 
2.5
Hardness: 
0.0

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