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Vesuvianite

#AH51848

Vesuvianite

#AH51848
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 3 x 2.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
(Ca,Na)19(Al,Mg,Fe)13(SiO4)10(Si2O7)4(OH,F,O)10 (RRUFF)
Locality
Jeffrey mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada

Very lustrous prismatic crystals of Vesuvianite to 13mm with color zoning from a purple to light or faint green.

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
Arnold G Hampson Collection

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