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Hessonite With Diopside

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Hessonite With Diopside

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Description
Locality: 
Mana Mine, Barang-Turghao, Bajaur, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 7 × 7 cm
Description

 Well terminated gemmy red orange hessonite with diopside over matrix.

The mtrix has baeen trimmed.

No damage.

 

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

Diopside

Formula: 
CaMgSi2O6
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
white