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Vesuvianite

Vesuvianite: R050489 (Ca,Na) 19 (Al,Mg,Fe) 13 (SiO 4) 10 (Si 2 O 7) 4 (OH,F,O) 10: California Institute of Technology W-20938: Crestmore Quarry, Riverside County, California, USA: Vesuvianite: R060170 (Ca,Na) 19 (Al,Mg,Fe) 13 (SiO 4) 10 (Si 2 O 7) 4 (OH,F,O) 10: Guy Ouellet : Jeffrey mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada: Vesuvianite: R060532 (Ca,Na ...

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4.3" Sparkling Purple & Green VESUVIANITE Terminated ...

An attempt to reopen the mine was initiated in 1996, but by 2001 mining ceased. The Jeffrey mine is famous for producing world class specimens of grossular garnet (sometimes referred to as hessonite) and vesuvianite, along with scores of other fine minerals, including large crystals of prehnite and pectolite.

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VESUVIANITE – Blue Gems

A good sized matrix Vesuvianite specimen, with a fine color combination, as seen in some examples for this type. Esthetic bi-color vesuvianite with excellent luster. In fine condition and much better in person, from the world s best locality for antediluvian,There is no matrix, and the specimen appears fully terminated. It is covered by a mat of glassy yellow/green vesuvianite …

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Vesuvianite Ca (Al Mg) B Si O (OH O F)

2007-9-30 · Vesuvianite Ca19(Al;Mg)13B0¡5Si18O68(OH;O;F)10 °c 2001 Mineral Data Publishing, version 1.2 Crystal Data: Tetragonal or monoclinic. Point Group: 4=m 2=m 2=m or 2=m: Commonly as short pyramidal to long prismatic crystals, …

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Vesuvianite -Fiore XIII

2014-6-18 · Vesuvianite,。 : Jeffery Mine, Abestos, Quebec, Canada. Jeffery Mine.....

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Vesuvianite: The mineral vesuvianite (idocrase ...

Vesuvianite is named after Mt. Vesuvius in Italy, the famous volcano where it was originally described. The term Idocrase is an older synonym not commonly used anymore; it is more readily seen in old collection labels and classical reference guides.Although many habits of Vesuvianite …

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Vesuvianite & Idocrase: two names for the same gem …

Vesuvianite and Idocrase. Today, the names "vesuvianite" and "idocrase" are both used for the same mineral. Most geologists use the name vesuvianite when speaking about a mineral, and most gemologists use the name idocrase when speaking about a gemstone.. Some people do not realize that the mineral or gemstone that they are speaking about is known to others by a …

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Vesuvianite from Green Parrot Mine, Jervois Range, Jervois ...

2021-8-20 · Locality type: Mine: Classification: Species: Vesuvianite: Formula: Ca 19 Fe 3+ Al 4 (Al 6 Mg 2)( 4) [Si 2 O 7] 4 [(SiO 4) 10]O(OH) 9: Confirmation: Validity: Believed Valid: References: References: Robertson, W.A. (1959) Jervois Range Copper-Lead Deposit, Northern Territory, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics, Commonwealth of …

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Vesuvianite Mineral Gallery in Online Mineral Museum ...

Vesuvianite var. Manganoan Vesuvianite with Andradite Garnet and Hausmannite: from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa Vesuvianite var. Wiluite from riverbank at confluence Vilyui (Wilui) River and Akhtaragda River, near Chernyshevsk, Sakha, Siberia, Russia (Type Locality for Wiluite)

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Vesuvianite: Mineral information, data and localities.

The formula is a partial simplification of the full structural formula. The large (VII-IX)-coordinated (X4) 2 (X3) 8 (X2) 8 (X1) sites are here combined (e.g. Ca 19) and are typically filled with Ca, although other large cations such as the REE may be present.The square-pyramidal Y1 site can host a variety of M 2+ and M 3+ ions and is the basis for the distinction of several species.

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Buy Vesuvianite Online | Gem Rock Auctions

About Vesuvianite. Further Reading. Mineral Specimens ; Mining For Mineral Specimens In Ancient Greek Mine at Attica ; $0 - $50. $50 - $100. $100 - $500. $500 - $9,999,999. $32. 53.00 CTS VESUVIANITE SPECIMEN-CANADA [MGW3895] mineralgemworld. $32 $32 ...

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Vesuvianite Meaning & Use: Aids You To Follow Your …

Vesuvianite has a strong vibration that will assist you to follow your hearts desire. It was named for deposits found at the volcano on Mt Vesuvius but is also called Idocrase. Its action helps you to override the energy of the ego. Its vibration is a …

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Jeffrey Mine AsbestosJonathan''s Mineral Exchange

Jeffrey mine is world-renown for beautiful crystals of red-amber color Hessonite variety of Grossular Garnet and Vesuvianite crystals. It is only locality where the Vesuvianite appears in abundance and in many colors, just about any other …

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Vesuvianite

3.7" Green VESUVIANITE +Purple MANGANOVESUVIANITE Gemmy Crystals Quebec for sale. This vesuvianite specimen is completely covered with flashing, gemmy, terminated crystals to 1.2" in..... $125.00. Add to Cart.

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ALEX STREKEISEN-Vesuvianite-

Vesuvianite is a common mineral in skarns formed during contact or regional metamorphism of limestones; in garnetized gabbros, mafic and ultramafic rocks, and serpentinites. Optical Properties: • Form: Commonly forms euhedral tetragonal crystals. • Color: Colorless or greenn and pale brown, with very weak pleochroism.

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Vesuvianite

2010-9-28 · The Jeffrey Mine in Asbestos, Quebec has afforded facet rough that is predominantly yellow-green in color, similar to peridot; the mine has also produced an emerald green chrome-bearing vesuvianite and a violet to magenta manganoan vesuvianite …

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Vesuvianite Mineral Data

Vesuvianite Crystallography: Axial Ratios: a:c = 1:0.7616 : Cell Dimensions: a = 15.504, c = 11.808, Z = 4; V = 2,838.34 Den(Calc)= 3.33 : Crystal System:

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Minerals | Free Full-Text | The Vesuvianite Gems of the ...

In Val d''Ala (Western Alps in Piedmont, Italy), the most interesting rocks for mineralogical research are represented by rodingite (rich in mineralized veins and fractures) associated with serpentinite in the eclogitized oceanic crust of Piedmont Zone, south of Gran Paradiso Massif. Among the vein-filling minerals, vesuvianite is well appreciated for its potential as gem-quality …

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(PDF) The chemistry of vesuvianite

This is a significant substitution in natural vesuvianite. Vesuvianite can contain up to ~4 a.p.f.u. of B (~4 wt.% B2O3). The composition of boron-bearing vesuvianite is best renormalized on the ...

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Vesuvianite: The mineral vesuvianite (idocrase ...

Vesuvianite: The mineral vesuvianite (idocrase ...

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Doubly terminated crystal of Vesuvianite with uneven growths on both terminations, one of them with a smooth and shiny pinacoidal face and the opposite irregular and matte at the ends. Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Québec Canada Specimen size: 3.4 × 0.7 × 0.7 cm = 1.34" × 0.28" × 0.28"

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The Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Canada

The mine was a major source of fire retardant Chrysotile until recently when the pit closed in 2010. Classic bi-coloured Vesuvianite – the purplish centres are likely coloured by the presence of Manganese - BL3324. The classic minerals found at the Jeffrey Mine are hosted in the ultramafic suite within the Serpentine Tectonic Belt.

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16.70: Vesuvianite

Occurrence. Vesuvianite usually results from contact or regional metamorphism of limestones containing silica. Figure (PageIndex{2}): Rare violet colored vesuvianite crystals from the Jeffrey Mine described below The Jeffrey Mine in Asbestos, Quebec has afforded facet rough that is predominantly yellow-green in color, similar to peridot; the mine has also produced an emerald …

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Vesuvianite, Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec from ALPINE …

2021-9-15 · VESUVIANITE (also known as IDOCRASE) - Jeffrey Mine, Val-des-Sources, Quebec: One of the best-known Canadian gemstone localities is the Jeffrey (Asbestos) Mine in Val-des-Sources, Quebec. Although asbestos production began here in 1881, mineral collectors have only known about the presence of fine crystals since about 1950.

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Vesuvianite

The Jeffrey Mine, now closed, is well known for its beautiful specimens of both grossular garnet and vesuvianite. This particular specimen is an exquisite thumbnail. It is well formed, translucent, and lustrous, with a rich, emerald green color.