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Spessartine

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Description
Locality: 
Latinka, Ardino, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10 × 7.1 × 5.5 cm
Description

Lots of sharp and lustrous, trapezohedral crystald of spessartine, some of which are gemmy, on contrasting feldspar matrix. A well sized for the locality and very rare example of spessartine from Bulgaria!

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Spessartine

Formula: 
Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Sommer quarry, Wendelberg, Haibach, Aschaffenburg, Spessart, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
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