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Hessonite & Diopside

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Hessonite & Diopside

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Description
Locality: 
Alpe delle Frasse, Laietto, Condove, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.9 × 2.5 × 1.5 cm
Description

Super showy combo piece from the classics occurrencies in the rodingites of the italian Alps. This piece features an array of elongated, brilliant and translucent crystals of greenish Diopside, well exposed on a layer of excellent red Hessonite well formed crystals.

The piece is almost a floater, since the crystals are also in the rear side of it.

 

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

Diopside

Formula: 
CaMgSi2O6
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
white

Seller Information

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Seller's terms and conditions

The item can be returned for whichever reason, provided its original conditions, and within 10 days from its delivery to the Buyer. In the case of returning, the Buyer will be entitled to the refund of the item price; shipping costs will remain at the Buyer's charge in any case.