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Almandine

ex Dr. F. Krantz
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Description
Locality: 
Vizze Valley, Bolzano-Alto Adige, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 3.5 × 2.7 cm
Description

19th century classic: reddish-brown garnet crystals on matrix from the Val di Vizze. Krantz old timer, hard to photograph. Labeled to be almandine .. i doubt this a bit. Could be andradite too. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Almandine

Formula: 
Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
7.0 - 7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Alabanda, Aydin Province, Aegean Region, Turkey

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