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Almandine & Omphacite

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Almandine & Omphacite

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Description
Locality: 
Eclogite Outcrops, Voigtsdorf, Clausnitz, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8 × 5.2 × 3.7 cm
Description

Vry nice sample of eclogite with brown almandine grains in green omphacite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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

Omphacite

Formula: 
(Ca,Na)(Mg,Al)Si2O6
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.20
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Eclogite outcrops, Weißenstein, Stammbach, Münchberg Metamorphic complex, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany

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