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Babingtonite Titanite & Orthoclase

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Babingtonite Titanite & Orthoclase

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Description
Locality: 
Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.2 × 1.7 × 1.6 cm
Description

a cluster of pink orthoclase hosts several black babingtonite crystals and some violet titanite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Babingtonite

Formula: 
Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Strunz: 
9.DK.05
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Arendal Iron Mines, Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway

Titanite

Formula: 
CaTi(SiO4)O
Strunz: 
9.AG.15
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Titanite occurrence, Hauzenberg, Lower Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany

Orthoclase

Formula: 
KAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.30
Hardness: 
6.0
Streak: 
White
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