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Andalusite

ex collection Uwe Nielsen
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Description
Locality: 
Bayerland Mine, Pfaffenreuth, Leonberg, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.7 × 5.7 × 4 cm
Weight: 
341.00gr
Description

Sample of grayish andalusite crystals in matrix. Probably with massy galena, dolomite and/or baryte.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Andalusite

Formula: 
Al2(SiO4)O
Strunz: 
9.AF.10
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
El Cardoso de la Sierra, Guadalajara, Castile-La Mancha, Spain
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