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Vesuvianite

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MGR812275

Vesuvianite

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Description
Locality: 
Bellecombe, Châtillon, Aosta Valley, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.7 × 4.8 × 3 cm
Description

Great old classic - uncountable razor sharp, dark green, gemmy, lustrous versuvianite crystals set on light matrix. The quality is excellent - most crystals are end-pointed and luster and color is as good as it could be!

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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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