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Grossular On Diopside

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Grossular On Diopside

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Description
Locality: 
Belvidere Mountain Quarries, Lowell & Eden, Orleans County, Vermont, United States of America
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.3 × 2.7 × 2.7 cm
Description

 Tangerine coloured grossular garnet crystals on pale green diopside crystals

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Grossular

Formula: 
Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Type Locality: 
Akhtaragda River mouth (Achtaragda River mouth), Vilyui River Basin (Vilui River Basin; Wilui River Basin), Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia

Diopside

Formula: 
CaMgSi2O6
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
white
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