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Pyrope & Sillimanite

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Pyrope & Sillimanite

Ex Woertzel Collection
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Arami Alp, Gorduno, Bellinzona, Ticino, Switzerland
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.8 × 4.5 × 3.2 cm
Description

Gemmy and glossy pyrope with sillimanite,found 1995

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pyrope

Formula: 
Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Czech Republic

Sillimanite

Formula: 
Al2(SiO4)O
Strunz: 
9.AF.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.5
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Chester, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
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