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Spessartine Orthoclase & Smoky Quartz

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Spessartine Orthoclase & Smoky Quartz

Ex J & S Mommers Collection

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Description
Locality: 
Tongbei, Yunxiao County, Zhangzhou Prefecture, Fujian Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
2.1 × 3.4 × 2.5 cm
Description

Creamy coloured orthoclase and smokey quartz crsyatls are festooned with bright lusterous orange spessartine crystals

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

Orthoclase

Formula: 
KAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.30
Hardness: 
6.0
Streak: 
White

Smoky Quartz

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Formula: 
SiO2
Hardness: 
0.0
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