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Hydroxylclinohumite

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Hydroxylclinohumite

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Description
Locality: 
Sar-e Sang, Koksha Valley, Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan Districts, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
2.6 × 3 × 2.5 cm
Description

Well terminated gemmy clean clean facet grade hydroxylclinohumite crystals hosts to clinochlore matrix, Undmaged perfect specimen. Very hard to find these days, photos at backlit , nice captivating specimen 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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...