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Sillimanite

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Sillimanite

ex. Collection Dr. Böhmer (Wunstorf/Germany)

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Description
Locality: 
Steinach, Leuchtenberg, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
12.1 × 7.5 × 2.6 cm
Description

Sillimanite crystals in matrix with almandine

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sillimanite

Formula: 
Al2(SiO4)O
Strunz: 
9.AF.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.5
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Chester, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
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