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Almandine

#PD34562

Almandine

#PD34562
Availability
Sold
Size
5.5 x 5 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Tyrol, Austria

Two large intergrown, deep merlot-red Almandine Garnets to 3.5cm set on a bit of Schist matrix with another 1cm crystal on the backside.

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
Phillips Collection
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