Specimen #280

Name: Kyanite in Schist with Staurolite

Type: Mineral

Locality: Pizzo Forno, Switzerland

Favorite? N

Fluorescent? N

Size: 6.8 X 3.0 X 1.5 cm


Acquired: 2006-09-02

Source: Marin Minerals

Label: N

Comment: Gemmy blue Kyanite crystals in schist with untwinned reddish brown crystals of Staurolite

Minerals: Kyanite (Al2SiO5 = Al[6]Al[6]OSiO4) Staurolite ((Fe++,Mg)2Al9(Si,Al)4O20(O,OH)4)

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