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Titanite With Quartz Adularia & Chlorite

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Titanite With Quartz Adularia & Chlorite

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Description
Locality: 
Medel Valley, Grischun, Switzerland
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10.3 × 7.3 × 3.1 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.50cm
Description

Rich plate featuring a number of sizeable titanite crystals among and on top of a chloritized quartz and adularia crystals drusy. Titanite crystals are brown, sometimes with a darker outer rim, quite lustrous and with a good display of growth patterns. Main crystals are intact, while a few minor ones display peripheral contacts, although they do not distract from the main display. Quartz and adularia are mostly in mint conditions, provided a couple broken tips and points.
A very rich Alpine specimen, from the famous Val Medel.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Titanite

Formula: 
CaTi(SiO4)O
Strunz: 
9.AG.15
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Titanite occurrence, Hauzenberg, Lower Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

Adularia

Formula: 
KAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.30
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6 Ortho - clase

Chlorite

Synonym Of: 

Chlorite Group

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

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Shipping within 15 days after payment received, unless specified/agreed otherwise.

NOTE:
Due to a very busy holiday schedule, specimens paid after Dec 14 will be shipped by Januar 7. For any information or combined shipping please contact me.

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