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Ilvaite and Quartz on Andradite Garnet over Hedenbergite from Mega Xhorio, Serifos Island, Greece

 
Ilvaite and Quartz on Andradite Garnet over Hedenbergite from Mega Xhorio, Serifos Island, Greece

Ilvaite and Quartz on Andradite Garnet over Hedenbergite from Mega Xhorio, Serifos Island, Greece

DESCRIPTION:No. 50922
Mineral:Ilvaite and Quartz on Andradite Garnet over Hedenbergite
Locality:Mega Xhorio, Serifos Island, Greece
Description:Lustrous brown-to-black prismatic ilvaite crystals to 6 mm with transparent colorless quartz crystals to 1.5 mm on limonite-stained dodecahedral andradite garnet crystals to 10 mm and elongated green hedenbergite crystals to 15 mm. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #610; originally acquired in 1991
Overall Size:4x3x3 cm
Crystals:1-15 mm
Status: For reference only
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