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Vesuvianite with Tobermorite

#FD54509

Vesuvianite with Tobermorite

#FD54509
Availability
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Size
6.5 x 5 x 5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
(Ca,Na)19(Al,Mg,Fe)13(SiO4)10(Si2O7)4(OH,F,O)10 (RRUFF)
Locality
Crestmore, Riverside Co., California, United States

Another locality specimen from a long ago shut down locality - the specimen is mostly light green Vesuvianite with a large 3.5cm crystal and white Tobermoreite. The Vesuvianite crystal has a fractured off piece. It was collected by the late Fred DeVito.

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
Fred DeVito Collection

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