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Spessartine & Chlorite

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Spessartine & Chlorite

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Locality: 
Aosta Valley, Italy
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.4 × 2.5 × 2.3 cm
Description

A beautiful thumbnail of dark orange spessatine crystals on a small feldspar bed with green books of chlorte. the spessartine are stacked in wings over the chlorite with a single sharp spessartine centre in the middle.

Acquired by the seller in Tucson 1994

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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

Chlorite

Synonym Of: 

Chlorite Group

Group Parent: 
Chlorite
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2 - 2.5
Colour: 
Green, Grey, Brown
Streak: 
colourless
Earthstones Australia

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