Almandine


Composition: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Crystal System : Cubic
Lustre : Vitreous, resinous
Hardness (H) : 7.0-7.5
Specific Gravity (S.G) : 4.32

Distribution

Common. As a detrital mineral in the feldpathic sandstone ("pseudo-aplite") bodies, derrived from sediments of the Tschudi Formation.

Occurrence

  • Country Rock