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Spessartine

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Description
Locality: 
Baha, Braldu Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.6 × 2 × 2.1 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.10cm
Description

A dense specimen heavily invested with gemmy bright red colored spessartine crystals.

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
Oriental Minerals
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