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Spessartine garnet

#45567

Spessartine garnet

#45567
Availability
Sold
Size
1.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Little Three mine, San Diego Co., California, United States

Deep, rich orange Spessartine showing several faces and a rough, but unbroken backside.

Spessartine

Formula
Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Massive, Crystalline - Fine, Lamellar 
Cleavage
Distinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Resinous 
Color
red, reddish orange, yellowish brown, reddish brown, brown 
Streak
white 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Sub Conchoidal 
Hardness
6.5-7.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Chris van Laer Collection

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