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Spessartine

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Description
Locality: 
Ramona, San Diego County, California, United States of America
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.6 × 1.1 × 0.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.60cm
Description

Three beautiful etched floater crystals of gemmy bright orange spessartine garnet from Hercules Dike, Ramona, California, USA.

The etching patterns are intricate and lovely.

Sizes: 1.6 x 1.1 x 0.5cm, 1.4 x 1.0 x 0.8cm, 1.1 x 1.1 x 0.5cm.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Spessartine

Formula: 
Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Sommer quarry, Wendelberg, Haibach, Aschaffenburg, Spessart, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
Vic's Vugh Minerals
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