Grossular (Var: Hessonite), Clinochlore

Specimen ID: PJ2-A3U

Grossular (Var: Hessonite) : Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Clinochlore : Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
As recorded:
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Québec, Canada
Mindat locality:

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Group of dodecahedral crystals beveled by the faces of a trapezohedron. They have very well defined faces and edges and an excellent luster and color, between pink and orange. They are on a matrix coated by small crystals of Clinochlore.Jeffrey Quarry, Asbestos, Québec, Canada.Found in 07/11/1981Specimen size: 3.5 × 3.2 × 1.1 cm = 1.4” × 1.3” × 0.4”Main crystal size: 0.8 × 0.7 cm = 0.3” × 0.3”
Jordi Fabre - 12th August 2010
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