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Prase Quartz & Hedenbergite

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Prase Quartz & Hedenbergite

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Description
Locality: 
Porticciolo, Rio Marina, Elba, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.3 × 5.8 × 4.9 cm
Weight: 
71.00gr
Description

Nice and aesthetic specimen of prase quartz from the famous italian locality in a lot of elongated crystals in a beautiful green color in graduated shading due to hedembergite inclusions in associatin with hedembergite crystals. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Prase

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Hardness: 
0.0

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

Hedenbergite

Formula: 
CaFe2+Si2O6
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.15
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Type Locality: 
Mormorsgruvan, Tunaberg Cu-Co Ore Field, Tunaberg, Nyköping, Södermanland, Sweden

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