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Vesuvianite

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Vesuvianite

Floater

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Description
Locality: 
Boží Hill, Žulová, Jeseník, Olomouc Region, Czech Republic
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 2.9 × 2.6 cm
Description

Very rare Vesuvianite from this really uncommon locality. The specimen is developed as floater, sharp terminated all around and faces are partly glossy. Should be high ranked for the rarity of this material.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Vesuvianite

Formula: 
(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Strunz: 
9.BG.35
Hardness: 
6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy
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