Moving mountains for you
Switch currency

Current Live Auctions

Current Live Fixed Price Sales

Hessonite & Clinochlore

Views:
Watches:
ESM919027

Hessonite & Clinochlore

Description Tabs

Description
Locality: 
Susa Valley, Torino Province, Tuscany, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 3.5 × 1.3 cm
Description

Lustrous translucent orange hessonite crystals with green clinochlore crystals on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Hessonite

Variety Of: 

Grossular

Formula: 
Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Hardness: 
0.0

Clinochlore

Formula: 
(Mg,Fe2+)5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Strunz: 
9.EC.55
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Brinton's Quarry, West Chester, Westtown Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA...