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Titanite

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Description
Locality: 
Kristallwand, East Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 2.4 × 2.7 cm
Description

The main crystal is 16 mm across, it is highly lustrous, razor sharp terminated and shows cognac like colour and exzellent translucency. The Crystal is exposed, the assemble looks very asthetic. This is quite uncommon material which came from only one small discovery. Usually alpine Titanites are from Salzburg County, this one is from Tyrol. In common Titanite from Alps is green. so also the colour is really exceptional. No significant damages to report.

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Titanite

Formula: 
CaTi(SiO4)O
Strunz: 
9.AG.15
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Titanite occurrence, Hauzenberg, Lower Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany
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