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Vesuvianite

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Vesuvianite

ex collection M. Voigt
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Description
Locality: 
St Christoph Mine, Breitenbrunn, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 5.5 × 3.2 cm
Description

Massive vesuvianite from a long defunct Saxon locality.

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

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