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Garnet With Epidote

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Garnet With Epidote

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Description
Locality: 
Mawi, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 4 × 2.4 cm
Description

A very good gemmy bright lustrous garnet crystals incombination with epidote  , one crystal has minor chipping , all other crystals are ferect , nice specimen from the locality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Epidote

Formula: 
{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Strunz: 
9.BG.05a
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.0
Streak: 
Colorless
Type Locality: 
Bourg d'Oisans, Isère, Rhône-Alpes, France...