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Kämmererite

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Kämmererite

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Description
Locality: 
Coobina Chromite Mine, Sylvania Station, Meekatharra Shire, Western Australia, Australia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 4.7 × 3.1 cm
Description

This is a specimen of the pinkish purple chromian variety of clinochlore known as Kammererite from the remote Coobina Chromite Mine on Murramunda Station near Newman in the Pilbara Region. The complex matrix is dominanted by chromite.

This is an unusual variety for Australia

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Kämmererite

Variety Of: 

Clinochlore

Formula: 
(Mg,Fe2+)5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Strunz: 
9.EC.55
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Hardness: 
0.0
Streak: 
white
Earthstones Australia

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