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Vesuvianite Var Idocrase

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Vesuvianite Var Idocrase

Ex Dr G Garbari (Italy)
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Description
Locality: 
Monte Somma, Vesuvius, Campania, Italy
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 3.5 × 4.5 cm
Description

Nice classic example with some deep brown and highly lustrous vesuvianite crystals on a matrix consisting of mica and other silicates.

Nice old label (not the standard Garbari label, but from the Garbari stock at Krantz in Bonn).

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

Idocrase

Renamed To: 

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

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