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Hessonite & Clinochlore

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Hessonite & Clinochlore

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Description
Locality: 
Bellecombe, Châtillon, Aosta Valley, Italy
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.2 × 3.6 × 4.6 cm
Description

A great italian alpine classic! Rich reddish orange color, highly lustrous, gemmy, sparkling crystals.

4 Pictures made under sunlight 2 under tungsten light.

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

Clinochlore

Formula: 
(Mg,Fe2+)5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Strunz: 
9.EC.55
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Brinton's Quarry, West Chester, Westtown Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA...
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