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Almandine & Staurolite

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Almandine & Staurolite

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Description
Locality: 
Stapfen Alp, Stillupgrund, Zillertal, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
14.3 × 11 × 2.7 cm
Description

Decorative one side cutted and polished specimen. This specimen consists of deep red almandine and brownish-black staurolite in dark schist. The locality was an anciant garnet mine.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Almandine

Formula: 
Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
7.0 - 7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Alabanda, Aydin Province, Aegean Region, Turkey

Staurolite

Formula: 
Fe2+2Al9O6(SiO4)4(O,OH)2
Strunz: 
9.AF.30
Crystal System: 
‎Monoclinic
Hardness: 
7.0 - 7.5
Colour: 
Brown

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