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Clinochlore With Hydroxylclinohumite

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Clinochlore With Hydroxylclinohumite

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Description
Locality: 
Ladjuar Madan, Kokcha Valley, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
8.2 × 10.2 × 4.4 cm
Description

 A superb large clinochlore specimen hosting well terminated gemmy hydroxylclinohumite crystals both side.

A good and quality specimen from the locality.

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Clinochlore

Formula: 
(Mg,Fe2+)5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Strunz: 
9.EC.55
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Brinton's Quarry, West Chester, Westtown Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA...

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...