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Forsterite

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Forsterite

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Description
Locality: 
Nickenicher Sattel, Nickenich, Andernach, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1 × 1 × 0.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.05cm
Description

Redbrown crystals of Forsterite up to 0.5 mm large are sitting rich on Lava.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Forsterite

Formula: 
Mg2SiO4
Strunz: 
9.AC.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy

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