Splendid Spessartine crystals

Spessartine.

Formula:Mn32+Al2(SiO4)3
System:Isometric
Colour:Red, reddish orange, …
Lustre:Vitreous
Hardness:6½ – 7½

From: Wushan Spessartine Mine, Tongbei, Yunxiao Co., Zhangzhou Prefecture, Fujian Province, China.

Photo credit:  Minerales Talco


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