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Sillimanite

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Sillimanite

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Description
Locality: 
Nibbio-Val Faera, Mergozzo, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.2 × 2.4 × 1.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.10cm
Description

A grey crystal of Sillimanite in pegmatite matrix.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sillimanite

Formula: 
Al2(SiO4)O
Strunz: 
9.AF.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.5
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Chester, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
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