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Beryl Var Heliodor On Microcline

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Beryl Var Heliodor On Microcline

ex collection Krombholz
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Description
Locality: 
Lauvland #4 Quarry, Evje og Hornnes, Agder, Norway
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.7 × 4.8 × 2.2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
4.40cm
Description

Greenish yellow 'heliodor' crystal on matrix. Viewed from the best perspective one crystal tip looks fine, but the back is broken. Still pretty good.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Beryl

Formula: 
Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Strunz: 
9.CJ.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
7.5 - 8.0
Streak: 
White

Heliodor

Variety Of: 

Beryl

Formula: 
Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Strunz: 
9.CJ.05
Hardness: 
7.5 - 8.0
Hardness: 
0.0

Microcline

Formula: 
KAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.30
Crystal System: 
Triclinic - Pinacoidal
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway
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