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Almandine

#BC52679

Almandine

#BC52679
Availability
Sold
Size
9 x 8 x 6.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Falun, Dalarne, Sweden

A super large euhedral dodecahedral crystal. It is opaque and really heavy! It comes with several old, hand written, museum labels, one of which shows chemical analysis and matching numbers. Click prov. tab to see the cool old labels that date back to 1886.

Antique Specimen

Almandine

Formula
Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Equant crystals, rounded grains, typically well-formed dodecahedra or trapezohedra 
Cleavage
None 
Luster
Vitreous - Resinous 
Color
brown, brownish red, red, black, black red 
Streak
white 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
7-8 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Barbara Cureton Collection
Special Info
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