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Almandine

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Almandine

ex Dr. Harry von Eckermann collection

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Description
Locality: 
Bodø, Nordland, Norway
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
11.5 × 7 × 2.7 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.40cm
Description

Three well developed, red brown almandine crystals are embedded in a lustrous chlorite shist matrix. Classic old-time specimen.

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

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