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Spessartine With Aquamarine

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Spessartine With Aquamarine

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Description
Locality: 
Nyet Bruk, Braldu Valley, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 2 × 1.5 cm
Description

A combination specimen of spessartine and aquamarine with a residual orthoclase matrix.

There is no damage except a rehealed section at  base.

 

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

Aquamarine

Variety Of: 

Beryl

Formula: 
Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Strunz: 
9.CJ.05
Hardness: 
7.5 - 8.0
Formula: 
Be3Al2Si6O18
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
Blue
Streak: 
White
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