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Spessartine

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Spessartine

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Description
Locality: 
Tsaratanàna, Betsiboka, Madagascar
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
8.5 × 10.5 × 8 cm
Description

A massive dark brown spaessartine on matrix

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
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