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Andradite On Hedenbergite

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Andradite On Hedenbergite

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Description
Locality: 
Avissalos, Serifos Island, Milos, South Aegean, Greece
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.9 × 3.2 × 2.3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.40cm
Description

Classic and fine andradite from Seriphos with brown, sharp, dodecahedral crystals with dark brown edges, on hedenbergite. The largest crystal is quite big, measuring 1.4cm across!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Andradite

Formula: 
Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Drammen, Buskerud, Norway

Hedenbergite

Formula: 
CaFe2+Si2O6
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.15
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Type Locality: 
Mormorsgruvan, Tunaberg Cu-Co Ore Field, Tunaberg, Nyköping, Södermanland, Sweden

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