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Hessonite

Ex J & S Mommers Collection

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Description
Locality: 
Saint-Vincent, Aosta Valley, Italy
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
1.2 × 3.8 × 3.1 cm
Description

An extremely attractive cluster of orange red, sharp, lusterous well formed grossular variety hessonite crystal on a bed of contrasting green chlorite books

Acquired from Brian Shelton Collection in 1998

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Hessonite

Variety Of: 

Grossular

Formula: 
Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Hardness: 
0.0
Earthstones Australia

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