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Actinolite

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Description
Locality: 
Zöblitz, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.6 × 4.3 × 3.5 cm
Description

Dark green Actinolite crystals in Talc matrix from a historic locality in Saxony. Excellent example for the locality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Actinolite

Formula: 
☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.DE.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic - Prismatic
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Streak: 
White
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