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Chrysoberyl In Microcline

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Chrysoberyl In Microcline

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Description
Locality: 
Kolsva, Köping, Västmanland County, Sweden
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.6 × 4.2 × 3.3 cm
Description

Nice green chrysoberyl in red microcline

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chrysoberyl

Formula: 
BeAl2O4
Strunz: 
4.BA.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
8.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Brazil

Microcline

Formula: 
KAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.30
Crystal System: 
Triclinic - Pinacoidal
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway
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