Andalusite (Var: Viridine), Quartz, Mica Group

Specimen ID: G22-XD6

Mineral(s)
Andalusite (Var: Viridine) : (Al,Mn3+)2SiO4O
Quartz : SiO2
Locality
As recorded:
Viridine occurrence, Trikorfo area, Theologos, Thasos, East Macedonia and Thrace, Greece
Mindat locality:
Dimensions
2.4cm x 1.6cm x 1.2cm
Events

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A novelty at Munich 2015. A single short prismatic Andalusite crystal (variety viridine) partially doubly terminated, with a deep green in color and on a Quartz matrix, with laminar Mica aggregates.Theologos area, Thasos Island, Kavála Prefecture, Macedonia Department, GreeceFound in 06/2015Specimen size: 2.4 × 1.6 × 1.2 cm = 0.9” × 0.6” × 0.5”Main crystal size: 1.1 × 0.9 cm = 0.4” × 0.4”MB6AC6
Jordi Fabre - 9th December 2015

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A novelty at Munich 2015. A single short prismatic Andalusite crystal (variety viridine) partially doubly terminated, with a deep green in color and on a Quartz matrix, with laminar Mica aggregates.Theologos area, Thasos Island, Kavála Prefecture, Macedonia Department, GreeceFound in 06/2015Specimen size: 2.4 × 1.6 × 1.2 cm = 0.9” × 0.6” × 0.5”Main crystal size: 1.1 × 0.9 cm = 0.4” × 0.4”MB6AC6
Jordi Fabre - 9th December 2015
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