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Omphacite

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Omphacite

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Description
Locality: 
Perloz, Aosta Valley, Italy
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 4 × 3 cm
Description

Omphacite in matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Omphacite

Formula: 
(Ca,Na)(Mg,Al)Si2O6
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.20
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Eclogite outcrops, Weißenstein, Stammbach, Münchberg Metamorphic complex, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
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