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Spessartine & Topaz

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Spessartine & Topaz

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Description
Locality: 
Grants District, Valencia County, New Mexico, United States of America
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 5.5 × 3.1 cm
Description

Rhyolite matrix with cavities containing small, lustrous red spessartine garnet crystals in association with small colourless quartz crystals. A couple of topaz crystals are also present on the specimen.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Spessartine

Formula: 
Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Sommer quarry, Wendelberg, Haibach, Aschaffenburg, Spessart, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany

Topaz

Formula: 
Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Strunz: 
9.AF.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal
Hardness: 
8.0
Streak: 
White
Causeway Minerals

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