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Chrysotile

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Chrysotile

Ex University of Amsterdam
With Antique Label

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Description
Locality: 
Sant'Antonino, Haute-Corse, Corsica, France
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9.5 × 7 × 3.2 cm
Description

Two pieces, 9.5 x 7.0 cm and 5.5 x 4 cm, of serpentine matrix very richly covered with green fibrous chrysotile.
Collected by Dutch geologists in the early 1950's. Ex Geological Institute of the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chrysotile

Formula: 
Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Strunz: 
9.ED.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic - Prismatic
Hardness: 
2.5
Colour: 
Green
Type Locality: 
Zloty Stok (Reichenstein), Ząbkowice District, Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie), Poland

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