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Vesuvianite with Grossular

#PD48062

Vesuvianite with Grossular

#PD48062
Availability
Sold
Size
8 x 5 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
(Ca,Na)19(Al,Mg,Fe)13(SiO4)10(Si2O7)4(OH,F,O)10 (RRUFF)
Locality
Mt. Vesuvius, Somma Complex, Napoli, Campania, Italy

Red-brown Vesuvianite partial crystal with massive Grossular. Ex. Geological Institute of the University of Amsterdam with label (see prov. tab).

Antique Specimen, Type Locality

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
Don Phillips Collection
Special Info
Antique Specimen
Special Info
Type Locality

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