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Chrysoberyl & Sillimanite

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Chrysoberyl & Sillimanite

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Description
Locality: 
Rasovna, Maršíkov, Šumperk, Olomouc Region, Czech Republic
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.2 × 6.3 × 4 cm
Weight: 
222.00gr
Description

Very interesting specimen of yellow chrysoberyl crystals on sillimanite matrix from this classic Czech site, piece coming from an old collection.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chrysoberyl

Formula: 
BeAl2O4
Strunz: 
4.BA.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
8.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Brazil

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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