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Pargasite & Ruby

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Pargasite & Ruby

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Description
Locality: 
Muriatata hills, Longido District, Arusha Region, Tanzania (United Republic)
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.7 × 1.7 × 1.5 cm
Description

Black pargasite and ruby in matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pargasite

Formula: 
{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.DE.15
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Pargas (Parainen), Southwestern Finland Region, Finland

Ruby

Variety Of: 

Corundum

Formula: 
Al2O3
Strunz: 
4.CB.05
Hardness: 
9.0
Formula: 
Al2O3
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
9.0
Colour: 
Red
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