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Uvarovite With Pyrrhotite & Diopside

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Uvarovite With Pyrrhotite & Diopside

Ex Kristalldruse (Chr. Weise), Munich, Germany
With Antique Label

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Description
Locality: 
Outokumpu, North Karelia, Finland
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 3.5 × 2.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.45cm
Weight: 
35.00gr
Description

Dodecahedral, deep green uvarovite crystals frozen in a matrix of golden pyrrhotite and diopside. The two crystals in pic 1 have a size of 0.4 cm each and are in good condition. From classic Outokumpu mining district, Outokumpu, North Karelia, Finland.

Comes with old Kristalldruse Munich label dated to the 70's or 80's.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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...

Pyrrhotite

Formula: 
Fe1-xS (x = 0 to 0.17)
Strunz: 
2.CC.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Diopside

Formula: 
CaMgSi2O6
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
white

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