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Hydroxylclinohumite

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Hydroxylclinohumite

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Description
Locality: 
Zlatoust District, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russian Federation
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.2 × 1.4 × 1.2 cm
Description

This is an uncommon humite group species. It occurs as orange brown crystal fragments in calcite matrix. Hydroxylclinohumite is a Mg-silicate, the OH analogue of more common clinohumite.

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Hydroxylclinohumite

Formula: 
Mg9(SiO4)4(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.AF.55
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Zelentsovskaya Pit, Kusinsk Fe-Ti-V-deposit, Zlatoust, Chelyabinsk Oblast', Southern Urals, Urals Region, Russia...
Loranth Minerals

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