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Hessonite Clinochlore & Apatite

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Hessonite Clinochlore & Apatite

Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Alpe delle Frasse, Laietto, Condove, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
11.5 × 4 × 4.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.70cm
Description

One of the most known classics from Italy: clusters of red hessonite garnets (up to 0.7cm), combined with clinochlore (up to 1.4 cm) and a transparent apatite crystal of 0.7cm as addtional bonus.

Found in 1998.

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...

Apatite

Synonym Of: 

Chlorapatite

Formula: 
Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Hardness: 
5.0

Fluorapatite

Formula: 
Ca2Ca3(PO4)3F
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Hardness: 
5.0

Hydroxylapatite

Formula: 
Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Hardness: 
5.0
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
5

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