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Hessonite & Clinochlore

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Hessonite & Clinochlore

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Description
Locality: 
Faiallo Pass, Urbe, Savona Province, Liguria, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
3.8 × 15.1 × 8.6 cm
Weight: 
587.00gr
Description

Aesthetic specimen from Faiallo pass with a lot of hessonite crystals of excellent brightness in a beautiful deep red brown color associated with dark green clinochlore in hexagonal crystals reunited in packages

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Hessonite

Variety Of: 

Grossular

Formula: 
Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Hardness: 
0.0

Clinochlore

Formula: 
(Mg,Fe2+)5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Strunz: 
9.EC.55
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Brinton's Quarry, West Chester, Westtown Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA...

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