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Microcline With Spessartine & Aquamarine

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Microcline With Spessartine & Aquamarine

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Description
Locality: 
Dassu, Braldu Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.8 × 1.8 × 1.5 cm
Description

A combination specimen of snow white microcline, spessartine and aquamnarine.

Undamaged.

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Microcline

Formula: 
KAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.30
Crystal System: 
Triclinic - Pinacoidal
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway

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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