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Anorthite On Fassaite

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Anorthite On Fassaite

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Description
Locality: 
Toal de la Foia, Monzoni Mountains, Trento Province, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
2.1 × 3.9 × 3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.60cm
Description

Nice specimen from Monzoni Mountains with some peach well-formed anorthite crystals up to 1.6 X 1.5 Cm on fassaite matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Anorthite

Formula: 
CaAl2Si2O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.35
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy

Fassaite

Variety Of: 

Augite

Formula: 
(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Strunz: 
9.DA.15
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Hardness: 
0.0

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