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Andalusite var. chiastolite

#42428

Andalusite var. chiastolite

#42428
Availability
Sold
Size
2 x 2 x 1 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Al2OSiO4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Coldwater Canyon, Santa Monica Mts, Los Angeles Co., California, United States

Seven (two not shown) cut Andalusite section exhibiting cruciform patterns of carbonaceous inclusions.

Andalusite

Formula
Al2OSiO4 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Blocky, Prismatic, Euhedral Crystals 
Cleavage
Distinct, Indistinct, Poor 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
dark green, gray, brown, red, green 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Splintery 
Hardness
6.5-7 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Eaton Collection

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