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Talc Psm Quartz

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Talc Psm Quartz

Pseudomorph

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Description
Locality: 
Cadillac Mine, Alta Sierra, Kern County, California, United States of America
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2 × 2 × 2 cm
Description

Lustrous sharp talc crystals pseudomorphing quartz (?)

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Talc

Formula: 
Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.EC.05
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
1.0
Streak: 
White

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White
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