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Mixed Minerals

Sunday, 08 September 2019 08:00 AM

Introducing the "Mixed Minerals" gallery which is part of our New Additions galleries. This gallery contains mineral specimens for sale including vesuvianite and more from places like Sierra de Cruces, Coahuila, Mexico.

Vesuvianite

#BM41907
Locality
Sierra de Cruces, Coahuila, Mexico 
Formula
(Ca,Na)19(Al,Mg,Fe)13(SiO4)10(Si2O7)4(OH,F,O)10 
Availability
Available
Price
$45.00
Size
6 x 7 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 

Three large Vesuviante crystals to 1.5cm with good luster etched out of Calcite matrix.  There are several other minor Vesuviate crystals all about matrix.


Vesuvianite

Formula
(Ca,Na)19(Al,Mg,Fe)13(SiO4)10(Si2O7)4(OH,F,O)10 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Massive, Columnar, Granular 
Cleavage
Indistinct, Indistinct, Indistinct 
Luster
Vitreous - Resinous 
Color
blue, brown, green, yellow, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Tetragonal - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Sub Conchoidal 
Hardness
6.5 
Collection
Bill McConlogue Collection

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