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Grossular & Vesuvianite

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Grossular & Vesuvianite

Ex J & S Mommers Collection

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Description
Locality: 
Alpe Delle Frasse, Susa Valley, Piedmont, Italy
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.7 × 3 × 1.9 cm
Description

A plate of lusterous, sharp orage grossular crystals interspersed with green clinochlore 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

Vesuvianite

Formula: 
(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Strunz: 
9.BG.35
Hardness: 
6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy
Earthstones Australia

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