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Transvaal Jade

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Formula:
Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Name:
In allusion to its green color and locality of occurrence in Africa.
A variety of Grossular

Green massive grossular

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Pronounciation of Transvaal JadeHide

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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Chemical Properties of Transvaal JadeHide

Formula:
Ca3Al2(SiO4)3

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Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Transvaal JadeHide

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Read, P.G. (1988) Dictionary of Gemmology, 2nd. ed., Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford, UK: 4.

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- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. β“˜ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
South Africa
 
Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa. 93-95pp.
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