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Anorthite with Spinel

#PD48064

Anorthite with Spinel

#PD48064
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 5 x 6 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CaAl2Si2O8 (RRUFF)
Locality
Mt. Vesuvius, Somma Complex, Napoli, Campania, Italy

Colorless Anorthite crystals tightly grown in a 2cm vug. The matrix is mostly Augite with black Spinel octahedral crystals throughout. Ex. Geological Institute - University of Amsterdam.

Antique Specimen

Anorthite

Formula
CaAl2Si2O8 
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Granular, Euhedral Crystals, Striated 
Cleavage
Perfect, Good, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, gray, white, red, reddish gray 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Don Phillips Collection
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