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Clinochlore Var Pennine Psm Pyroxene Group

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Clinochlore Var Pennine Psm Pyroxene Group

Ex Dr. Krantz, Bonn, Germany
With Antique Label

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Description
Locality: 
Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
6 × 7 × 4.5 cm
Weight: 
205.00gr
Description

Emerald-green clinochlore var pennine in granitic matrix (poor in mica) from an old and classic locality.

"Pyrosklerit" is an old german synonym for a pseudomorph of clinochlore after pyroxene [Dana 6th, 668 (1892)].

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...

Pennine

Variety Of: 

Clinochlore

Formula: 
(Mg,Fe2+)5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Strunz: 
9.EC.55
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Hardness: 
0.0

Pyroxene Group

Group Members: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Orthopyroxene Subgroup

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