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Forsterite

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Forsterite

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Description
Locality: 
Emmelberg, Üdersdorf, Daun, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.4 × 0.8 × 0.4 cm
Description

Small volcanic, glassy slag matrix with a very sharp and well shaped crystal ( ~0.8 mm) of Forsterite. Collected 1990.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Forsterite

Formula: 
Mg2SiO4
Strunz: 
9.AC.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy

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