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Clinozoisite & Quartz

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Clinozoisite & Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Los Serranos Quarry, Albatera, Alicante, Valencian Community, Spain
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.9 × 3.3 × 1.7 cm
Weight: 
25.00gr
Description

Very nice specimen of clinozoisite green and quartz on porphyritic matrix from this famous Spanish site, nowadays the quarry is stopped and no more quality pieces appear.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Clinozoisite

Formula: 
{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Strunz: 
9.BG.05a
Hardness: 
7.0
Type Locality: 
Gösleswand (Goslerwand), Prägraten, Virgen Valley, East Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria

Quartz

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