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Andradite

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Andradite

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Description
Locality: 
Kara #1 Pit, Kara Mines, Hampshire, Tasmania, Australia
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 1.6 × 1.2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.00cm
Description

A lustrous cluster of Andradite Garnets. The prism faces are clean and the edges sharp.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Andradite

Formula: 
Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Drammen, Buskerud, Norway
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