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Ferro-actinolite

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PAU797880

Ferro-actinolite

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Description
Locality: 
Shigar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 3.6 × 2.1 cm
Description

Prismatic crystals with a very good definition of forms, in which the terminal faces have a good development, a very unusual feature. At the same time the crystals are aerial, standing out on the matrix. A good combination with Albite crystals over matrix.

Mineral Data
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Ferro-actinolite

Formula: 
☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.DE.10
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
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