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Vesuvianite from
Haidberg Quarry, Zell im Fichtelgebirge, Hof, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Vesuvianite
Formula:Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Habit:prismatic
Colour:light olive green
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:F. Müller: "Bayerns steinreiche Ecke", 2nd ed., Oberfränkische Verlagsanstalt (Hof), 1984
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Vesuvianite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Haidberg Quarry, Zell im Fichtelgebirge, Hof, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
Nearest other occurrences of Vesuvianite
15.4km (9.6 miles) Peterlesstein, Kupferberg, Kulmbach, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
18.1km (11.2 miles) Heß quarry, Wurlitz, Oberkotzau, Hof, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
18.8km (11.7 miles) Marble quarry, Sinatengrün, Wunsiedel, Wunsiedel im Fichtelgebirge, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
19.9km (12.4 miles) Göpfersgrün, Wunsiedel, Wunsiedel im Fichtelgebirge, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
20.6km (12.8 miles) Johannes Mine, Göpfersgrün, Wunsiedel, Wunsiedel im Fichtelgebirge, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
23.7km (14.7 miles) Schwingen, Schwarzenbach an der Saale, Hof, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
46.3km (28.8 miles) Tirpersdorf, Oelsnitz, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany
68.1km (42.3 miles) Gsteinach, Pleystein, Neustadt an der Waldnaab, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
82.3km (51.1 miles) Pöhla-Tellerhäuser Mine, Schwarzenberg, Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony, Germany
85.2km (53.0 miles) Gelbe Birke Mine, Beierfeld, Grünhain-Beierfeld, Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony, Germany
 
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