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Sillimanite

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Sillimanite

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Description
Locality: 
Steinach, Leuchtenberg, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.2 × 1.7 × 1.2 cm
Description

Sillimanite in matrix

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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