Chemical Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 450.45 g
 
Oxygen 42.62 % O 0.00 % 0.00 %
Aluminum 11.98 % Al 22.64 % Al2O3 0.00 %
Silicon 18.71 % Si 40.02 % SiO2 0.00 %
Calcium 26.69 % Ca 37.35 % CaO 0.00 %


100.00 % 100.01 %
 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Help on Environment: Environment: Contact metasomatic deposits
Help on Locality: Locality: Isle of Mull, Scotland.. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Grossular is from the Latin grossularia meaning "gooseberry." Hessonite is from the Greek hesson, meaning "slight" in reference to the smaller specific gravity
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Tsavorite - emerald green
Hessonite - brownish orange
Grossularite