Grossular var Hessonite with Chlinochlore
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From a collection accumulated in the 1980s-1990s in the Alpine deposits in the Piedmont area near Turin. A superb glassy cluster of hessonites reaching 1.1cm surrounding a .7cm chlinochlore book. No damage. Sawn at the base. Note that crystals over .3cm in size were rare.
Locality: Colle Delle, Colombardo, Val Sussa, Piedmont, Italy
Composition: calcium aluminum silicate