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Pargasite, Paragonite, Garnet

Pargasite : {Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2, Paragonite : NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2, Garnet : X3Z2(SiO4)3
minID: 489-JE4

Photo Copyright © Atle Michalsen  - This image is copyrighted. Unauthorized reproduction prohibited.

Dark needles of pargasite in a
matrix that mostly consists of paragonite.
Some poorly developed garnet crystals can be seen.
Size of view: 10 x 6,5 cm (up to)
Photo & collection: A. Michalsen

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Photo added: 15th Mar 2012

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