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Titanite Adularia Byssolite & Clinochlore

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Titanite Adularia Byssolite & Clinochlore

Ex Woertzel Collection
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Upper Aletsch Glacier, Aletsch, Fiescher Valley, Valais, Switzerland
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.7 × 2.6 × 2 cm
Description

Several beautiful titanite next to filigree byssolite and chlinochlore,very nice sample from the Woertzel Collection in Berlin

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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

Adularia

Formula: 
KAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.30
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6 Ortho - clase

Byssolite

Variety Of: 

Amphibole Supergroup

Formula: 
AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Hardness: 
0.0
Hardness: 
0.0

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...
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