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Almandine

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Locality: 
Collobrières, Var, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
12 × 9 × 4.5 cm
Weight: 
682.00gr
Description

A few nice almandine crystals on chlorite shyst. We had a hardly readable, incomplete label coming with this specimen and had to compare with other almandine specimens from France. So we cannot 100% guarantee that Collobrières is the exact locality. But France is sure.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Almandine

Formula: 
Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
7.0 - 7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Alabanda, Aydin Province, Aegean Region, Turkey
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