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Vesuvianite

#49953

Vesuvianite

#49953
Availability
Sold
Size
1.5 x 0.3 x 0.3 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
(Ca,Na)19(Al,Mg,Fe)13(SiO4)10(Si2O7)4(OH,F,O)10 (RRUFF)
Locality
Fengtien mine, Hualien Co., Taiwan Province, Taiwan

Five, excellent gemmy olive green crystals with complex terminations. The longest is 15mm and the shortest is 9mm.

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

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