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Tridymite

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Tridymite

Dipl. Ing. W. Maucher, Munich
With Antique Label

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Description
Locality: 
Euganei Hills, Padova Province, Veneto, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10 × 8 × 5.5 cm
Description

A historic example of Tridymite in Trachyte matrix from Euganean Hills close to the city of Padova. Comes with handwritten early 20th century label of famous dealer Wilhelm Maucher, Munich.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tridymite

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.10
Crystal System: 
Triclinic - Pedial
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Cerro San Cristóbal, Mun. de Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico
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