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Uvarovite

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Uvarovite

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Locality: 
Koh-e-Tizabi, Taghonak, Baghlan Province, Afghanistan
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
4.7 × 8 × 4.2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.90cm
Description

A very superb specimen , sharp gemmy rich green well doubly terminated crystal of very uncommon rare garnet variety Uvarovite  host to diopside -quartz mixed matrix ,  perfectly well doubly terminated crystals hardly to seen from this locality ,these were once time finds in 2010,  after that nothing more , old specimens . Very hard to find these days.

These were one time finds,   made in 2010 by a small group of miners all my closed friends , The deposits located on very high peak mountain called Koh- Tezabi ( Koh mean mountain , Tezabi mean acidic or poisonous ) according to the locals people this mountain if full of poisonous plants killing their animals ,due to high snow only 45 days mining is possible troughout year ,  detail information label will be included.

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Uvarovite

Formula: 
Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Saranovskii Mine (Saranovskoe), Saranovskaya Village (Sarany), Gornozavodskii area, Permskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia...

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