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Kyanite

Ex Dr. Otto Schmidt, Bergisch-Gladbach, Germany
With Antique Label

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Description
Locality: 
Monte Campione, Faido, Ticino, Switzerland
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10 × 4 × 2.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
10.00cm
Weight: 
122.00gr
Description

An aggregate of parallel-grown, cream-white kyanite crystals without matrix.

Comes with beautiful old label and corresponding number sticker from the former collection of metallurgical plant director Dr. O. Schmidt, Bergisch-Gladbach, Germany.
He deaceased 1923 or 1924, the collection (appr. 1200 specimens) was sold to the city of Bergisch-Gladbach in 1925, used as teaching resources in a secondary school then.
In 2016, after several movements, the remainders of the collection were sold to in order to support the city's fossil collection.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Kyanite

Formula: 
Al2(SiO4)O
Strunz: 
9.AF.15
Crystal System: 
Triclinic Forms long bladed crystals.
Hardness: 
5.5 - 7.0
Streak: 
Colorless

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Germany (trackable & insured, up to 5 kg)
7
EU countries (trackable)
7.50
Rest of World (trackable)
7.50

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