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Vesuvianite

#BM41907

Vesuvianite

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

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 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Bill McConlogue Collection

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