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Almandine With Biotite

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Almandine With Biotite

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Description
Locality: 
Zarkashan, Gula Khail, Tehsile Mukur, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.9 × 2.1 × 1.6 cm
Description

Well terminated gemmy almandine with lustrous baiotite .

Minor etching can be seen on almandine.

A very nice gemmy Almandine example

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Almandine

Formula: 
Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
7.0 - 7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Alabanda, Aydin Province, Aegean Region, Turkey

Biotite

Group Parent: 
Mica Group
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