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Garnet & Aegirine

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Description
Locality: 
Michelsberg Quarry, Katzenbuckel, Odenwald, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 9 × 10 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.00cm
Description

Specimen of garnet crystals (not clearly defined, most probably almandine) with fine needles of aegirine. The specimen is almost massive garnet with only little calcite. Only little damage. Heavy for it's size

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Aegirine

Formula: 
NaFe3+Si2O6
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.25
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.0
Type Locality: 
Rundemyr, Øvre Eiker, Buskerud, Norway

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