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Sapphire Mullite & Spinel

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Sapphire Mullite & Spinel

Mullite Type Locality
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Seabank Villa, Kilfinichen, Loch Scridain, Isle of Mull, Scotland, United Kingdom
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.7 × 2.5 × 3 cm
Description

Matrix showing a nice combination of deep blue sapphire crystals in association with white mullite (Type Locality) and golden brown spinel crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sapphire

Variety Of: 

Corundum

Formula: 
Al2O3
Strunz: 
4.CB.05
Hardness: 
9.0
Formula: 
Al2O3
Hardness: 
0.0

Mullite

Formula: 
Al4+2xSi2-2xO10-x
Strunz: 
9.AF.20
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
6.0 - 7.0
Type Locality: 
Seabank Villa, Isle of Mull, Strathclyde (Argyllshire), Scotland, UK

Spinel

Formula: 
MgAl2O4
Strunz: 
4.BB.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
7.5 - 8.0

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