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Andalusite - Chete-Canete, Bregaglia Valley, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy (#:MINS7676)

Very well represented prismatic Xl of Andalusite on quartzite 2,1 cm tall. The Andalusite shows an intense colour and a good luster. Classic old italian Alpine stuff.

Formula :
Al2[O/SiO4]

System: orthorhombic Hardness:6˝-7 Rarity:not common
Strunz id:VIII/B.2-20 - SILICATES
Name origin: Named by Jean-Claude Delamétherie in 1798 for the supposed type locality, "Andalusia region", Spain, although he seems to have been not very familiar with spanish geography and the type locality is not in Andalusia.

Specimen weight:228 gr.
Crystal size:Up to 2,1 cm long
Overall size: 100mm x 65 mm x 42 mm

Our Price:€ 58,00






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Andalusite - Chete-Canete, Bregaglia Valley, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy


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