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Grossular

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Grossular

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Locality: 
Ala Valley, Piedmont, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 4 × 2.5 cm
Description

Very good cabinet specimen showing lustrous, gemmy, reddish colored crystals of Grossular garnet ("hessonite") associated with greyish aggregates of clinochlor.

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Grossular

Formula: 
Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Type Locality: 
Akhtaragda River mouth (Achtaragda River mouth), Vilyui River Basin (Vilui River Basin; Wilui River Basin), Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia

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