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Andradite Enstatite & Pseudobrookite

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Andradite Enstatite & Pseudobrookite

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Description
Locality: 
Emmelberg, Üdersdorf, Daun, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.4 × 2 × 1.8 cm
Description

A brecciated matrix is bounded together with nepheline over which gemmy, lustrous orange brown andradite crystals have formed, associate are elongated yellow enstatite crystals, red black pseudobrookite and small masses of black hematite crystals

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

Enstatite

Formula: 
MgSiO3
Group Parent: 
Orthopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0

Pseudobrookite

Formula: 
Fe2TiO5
Strunz: 
4.CB.15
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal
Hardness: 
6.0
Streak: 
Brown
Type Locality: 
Uroi Hill (Arany Hill), Simeria, Hunedoara Co., Romania
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