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Andradite & Iron Rose

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Andradite & Iron Rose

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Description
Locality: 
Avissalos, Serifos Island, Aegean Islands, Greece
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 2.5 × 2.1 cm
Description

A wonderful thumbnail with sharp terminated light beige andradite crystals, that show a sharp dark zoning along all edges. A well shaped freestanding iron rose is set on the top of the piece. This kind of andradite with this sharp dark zoning is most rare and the combination with iron rose makes it even more special. The assemble is aesthetic as it ever could be!

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

Iron Rose

Variety Of: 

Hematite

Formula: 
Fe2O3
Strunz: 
4.CB.05
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Hardness: 
0.0
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