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Spessartine with Chlorite on Feldspar

#PD33806

Spessartine with Chlorite on Feldspar

#PD33806
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 9 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Longchuan Co., Heyuan, Guangdong prov., China

Gemmy orange Spessartine Garnets to 4mm with books of greenish Chlorite mica on Feldspar matrix.

Spessartine

Formula
Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Massive, Crystalline - Fine, Lamellar 
Cleavage
Distinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Resinous 
Color
red, reddish orange, yellowish brown, reddish brown, brown 
Streak
white 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Sub Conchoidal 
Hardness
6.5-7.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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