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Actinolite Psm Diopside

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Actinolite Psm Diopside

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Description
Locality: 
Calumet Mine, Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado, United States of America
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 4 × 4 cm
Description

A very rich and typical example of uralite, an old name for these actinolite pseudomorphs after prismatic diopside crystals from Colorado.
A very fine specimen.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Actinolite

Formula: 
☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.DE.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic - Prismatic
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Streak: 
White

Diopside

Formula: 
CaMgSi2O6
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
white

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