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Vesuvianite, Andradite

Vesuvianite : (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10, Andradite : Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
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An interesting example of pinkish-tan colored vesuvianite, as a pseudomorph after a mica-group mineral, with brown andradite and calcite. S402-091 #193#
3.0 cm field of view.

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Photo added: 21st Feb 2008

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