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Almandine

#PD34643

Almandine

#PD34643
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 5 x 3 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Champion mine, Marquette Co., Michigan, United States

A quite large and heavy Almandine Garnet crystal with a distorted dodecahedral from that is partially replaced by soft dark green Chlorite.

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.

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Phillips Collection
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