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Actinolite Chalcopyrite & Axinite-(Fe)

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Actinolite Chalcopyrite & Axinite-(Fe)

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Locality: 
Colebrook Hill, Tasmania, Australia
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 4 × 2.8 cm
Description

Silky green terminated actinolite crystals with chalcopyrite crystals and also chalcopyrite overgrowths on the actinolite with a few isolated purple axinite fe crystals

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

Chalcopyrite

Formula: 
CuFeS2
Strunz: 
2.CB.10a
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Axinite-(Fe)

Formula: 
Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Strunz: 
9.BD.20
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
St Christophe-en-Oisans, Bourg d'Oisans, Isère, Rhône-Alpes, France...
Earthstones Australia

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