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Epidote

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Epidote

With Antique Label

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Description
Locality: 
Pitkyaranta District, Ladoga Region, Karelia Republic, Russian Federation
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.3 × 6 × 5 cm
Description

A historic specimen of epidote "Pistazit" with garnet from Pitkyaranta.

Comes with a handwritten late 19th century label.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Epidote

Formula: 
{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Strunz: 
9.BG.05a
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.0
Streak: 
Colorless
Type Locality: 
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