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Clinoenstatite

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Clinoenstatite

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Description
Locality: 
Koksha Valley, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.2 × 1.5 × 0.6 cm
Description

A rare bright gemmy well terminated lustrous Clinoenstatite crystal.

First time from this locality , very hard to find . 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Clinoenstatite

Formula: 
MgSiO3
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Streak: 
White