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Fayalite

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Fayalite

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Description
Locality: 
Stromboli Island, Messina Province, Sicily, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.6 × 1.2 × 0.9 cm
Description

a vug contains a single, iridescent , large, fayalite crystal

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Fayalite

Formula: 
Fe2+2SiO4
Strunz: 
9.AC.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
7.0
Type Locality: 
Faial Island (Fayal Island), Azores District, Portugal
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