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Hessonite Magnetite & Hedenbergite

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Hessonite Magnetite & Hedenbergite

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Description
Locality: 
Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District, Azerbaijan
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 2.5 × 2.3 cm
Weight: 
91.00gr
Description

Fine combination of three minerals from rare locality. Lustrous crystals of brown hessonite and black magnetite with green hedenbergite.

(5416)

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Hessonite

Variety Of: 

Grossular

Formula: 
Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Hardness: 
0.0

Magnetite

Formula: 
Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Strunz: 
4.BB.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
Black

Hedenbergite

Formula: 
CaFe2+Si2O6
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.15
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Type Locality: 
Mormorsgruvan, Tunaberg Cu-Co Ore Field, Tunaberg, Nyköping, Södermanland, Sweden

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