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Spessartine

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Spessartine

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Description
Locality: 
Ghursalak Mine, Chapa Dara District, Kunar Province, Afghanistan
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.6 × 2.3 × 2.1 cm
Description

An attractive gemmy naturally etched spessartine , beautiful patterns.

Undamaged.

A very good specimen from the locality

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Spessartine

Formula: 
Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Sommer quarry, Wendelberg, Haibach, Aschaffenburg, Spessart, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
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