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Garnet Var Andradite & Fassaite

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Garnet Var Andradite & Fassaite

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Description
Locality: 
Pitigliano, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 2.5 × 1.3 cm
Weight: 
14.00gr
Description

Orange Andradite crystals combined with green Fassaite crystals.

(7719)

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Andradite

Formula: 
Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Drammen, Buskerud, Norway

Fassaite

Variety Of: 

Augite

Formula: 
(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Strunz: 
9.DA.15
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Hardness: 
0.0

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