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Grossular & Meionite

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Grossular & Meionite

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Description
Locality: 
Gråtådalen, Beiarn, Nordland, Norway
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.7 × 2.3 × 2.2 cm
Description

Grossular and meionite crytsals on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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

Meionite

Formula: 
Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
Strunz: 
9.FB.15
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy
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