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Demantoid & Lizardite

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Demantoid & Lizardite

ex. Milan Okruhlica collection

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Description
Locality: 
Dobšiná, Rožňava County, Košice Region, Slovakia (Slovak Republic)
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
13 × 9.8 × 6.5 cm
Description

Large sample with plenty small demantoid garnets from Dobšiná asbestos quarry. There is also greenish lizardite throughout the matrix.

ex. Milan Okruhlica collection

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Demantoid

Variety Of: 

Andradite

Formula: 
Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0

Lizardite

Formula: 
Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Strunz: 
9.ED.15
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Eastern Cliff, Kennack Cove (Kennack Sands), Kennack, Grade-Ruan, Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall, England, UK
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