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Almandine

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Description
Locality: 
Harts Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.2 × 3.3 × 2.8 cm
Description

A large opaque garnet from this well known area. What makes this piece interesting is the multi-facial growth which cause rounded edges.

Some natural piting and very minor contacting occur with some small amounts of schist attached.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Almandine

Formula: 
Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
7.0 - 7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Alabanda, Aydin Province, Aegean Region, Turkey
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