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Artinite

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Locality: 
Pembe Güle Mine, Kop Daglari, Erzurum Province, Turkey
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 3.4 × 1.8 cm
Description

Example specimen of flattened whitish artinite crystal partly as rosettes with silky lustre on serpentinite matrix.

Not so common stuff from Turkey nowadays. Ex. H.J. Wilke.

Mineral Data
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Artinite

Formula: 
Mg2(CO3)(OH)2·3H2O
Strunz: 
5.DA.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Dossi di Franscia (Franscia Mine; Franscia Mines; Franscia Quarries), Campo Franscia (Franscia), Lanzada, Lanterna Valley, Malenco Valley, Valtellina, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy

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Best regards Roger

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