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Liebenbergite & Whitlockite

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Liebenbergite & Whitlockite

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Description
Locality: 
Agios Konstantinos, Lavrion District, Attiki Prefecture, Greece
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2 × 1.5 × 1.3 cm
Description

Beautiful, partially isolated intense green liebenbergite with some colourless whitlockite crystals. 

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Liebenbergite

Formula: 
(Ni,Mg)2SiO4
Strunz: 
9.AC.05
Hardness: 
6.0
Type Locality: 
Scotia Talc mine, Bon Accord, Barberton, Ehlanzeni District, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

Whitlockite

Formula: 
Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Group Parent: 
Whitlockite Group
Strunz: 
8.AC.45
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
5.0 -
Colour: 
Colourless, grey-white, light pink, light yellow; colourless in transmitted light
Type Locality: 
Palermo No. 1 Mine Grafton County, New Hampshire, USA