Moving mountains for you
Switch currency

Current Live Auctions

Current Live Fixed Price Sales

Clinochlore With Hydroxylclinohumite

Views:
Watches:
KRM204495

Clinochlore With Hydroxylclinohumite

Description Tabs

Description
Locality: 
Ladjuar Madan, Kokcha Valley, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
5 × 7.5 × 5.8 cm
Description

 An interesting well terminated lustrous clinochlore matrix hosting many gemmy well terminated hydroxylclinohumite crystals 

A very good 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...