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Epidote & Scheelite On Andradite-Grossular Series

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Epidote & Scheelite On Andradite-Grossular Series

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Description
Locality: 
Hohe Waid, Schriesheim, Karlsruhe Region, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 2.7 × 2.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.50cm
Weight: 
28.00gr
Description

Very rare at the 'Hohe Waid' area: free-standing dark green epidote crystals with sharp edges on massive brown andradite-grossular garnet rock. A very nice and even rarer addition are the small white scheelite crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Epidote

Formula: 
{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Strunz: 
9.BG.05a
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.0
Streak: 
Colorless
Type Locality: 
Bourg d'Oisans, Isère, Rhône-Alpes, France...

Scheelite

Formula: 
Ca(WO4)
Strunz: 
7.GA.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Bispbergs Klack, Säter, Dalarna, Sweden