Kyanite (Disthene)

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Call number:
C20
Classification:
Orthosilicates
Minerals from Naxos Isl.
Name:
Κυανίτης (Δισθενής)
Translated title:
Kyanite (Disthene)
Place of origin:
Naxos isl., Greece
Depositional environment:
Regional metamorphism.
Description:
Idiomorphic kyanite crystals associated with muscovite. Kyanite-sillimanite gneusses surrounding the migmatite dome of Naxos and they contain quartz segragations with kyanite crystals up to 10 cm.
Chemical formula:
Al2SiO5
Crystal system:
Triclinic
Crystal schema:
Pinacoidal

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