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Epidote & Byssolite

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Epidote & Byssolite

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Description
Locality: 
Knappenwand, Zell am See District, Salzburg, Austria
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1 × 2.7 × 0.7 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.50cm
Description

Excellent group of gemmy epidote crystals with faces all around, almost no contact. With a small spot of byssolite. Older find from prior to 1975.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Epidote

Formula: 
{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Strunz: 
9.BG.05a
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.0
Streak: 
Colorless
Type Locality: 
Bourg d'Oisans, Isère, Rhône-Alpes, France...

Byssolite

Variety Of: 

Amphibole Supergroup

Formula: 
AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Hardness: 
0.0
Hardness: 
0.0