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Chlorite Psm Titanite With Microcline & Rutile

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Chlorite Psm Titanite With Microcline & Rutile

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Description
Locality: 
Shengus, Haramosh Mountains, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.4 × 2.7 × 2.3 cm
Description

 An excellent pseudomorph exaple , a large well terminated titanite crystal has totally replaced by chlorite  ,hosts well doubly terminated microcline ,rutile crystals can be seen atteched with chlorite.

Undamaged.

A very interestng specimen inperson.

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chlorite

Synonym Of: 

Chlorite Group

Group Parent: 
Chlorite
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2 - 2.5
Colour: 
Green, Grey, Brown
Streak: 
colourless

Titanite

Formula: 
CaTi(SiO4)O
Strunz: 
9.AG.15
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Titanite occurrence, Hauzenberg, Lower Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany

Microcline

Formula: 
KAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.30
Crystal System: 
Triclinic - Pinacoidal
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway

Rutile

Formula: 
TiO2
Strunz: 
4.DB.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Type Locality: 
Rutile locality, Horcajuelo de la Sierra, Madrid, Spain
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