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Vesuvianite

#AH52106

Vesuvianite

#AH52106
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 4 x 3 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

Light green to lilac, gemmy, stubby crystals to 1.2cm. Very nice specimen.

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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