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Spessartine On Smoky Quartz

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Spessartine On Smoky Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Tongbei, Yunxiao County, Zhangzhou Prefecture, Fujian Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
12.5 × 7 × 4.5 cm
Description

Spessartine on Smoky Quartz from Tongbei, China. This specimen Has several good sized Smoky Quartz crystals in parallel growth and is covered in gemmy bright orange Spessartines. There is some very minor micro chipping to the terminations, but does display very well.

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

Smoky Quartz

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Formula: 
SiO2
Hardness: 
0.0