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Adularia With Chlorite

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Adularia With Chlorite

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Description
Locality: 
Binn Valley, Valais, Switzerland
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 3.5 × 2.5 cm
Description

Very sharp, reflective and translucent adularia crystals up to 0.8cm across the matrix with a scattering of green chlorite in one area. A pretty specimen for the species.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Adularia

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

Chlorite

Synonym Of: 

Chlorite Group

Group Parent: 
Chlorite
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2 - 2.5
Colour: 
Green, Grey, Brown
Streak: 
colourless
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