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Almandine

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Almandine

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Description
Locality: 
Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 3.8 × 3 cm
Description

Intense red garnet on feldspar and mica matrix. Comes from an old collection with focus on scandinavian minerals. 

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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