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Grossular

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Locality: 
Belvidere Mountain Quarries, Lowell & Eden, Orleans County, Vermont, United States of America
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
2 × 6 × 6.1 cm
Description

Several well formed grossular crystal (to 5mm) are scattered over the contrasting matrix. Some damage is present, but overall a quite representative specimen from a classic material..

 

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Grossular

Formula: 
Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Type Locality: 
Akhtaragda River mouth (Achtaragda River mouth), Vilyui River Basin (Vilui River Basin; Wilui River Basin), Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia
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