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Chamosite On Calcite

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Chamosite On Calcite

Ex J & S Mommers Collection.

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Description
Locality: 
North Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.4 × 3 × 1.3 cm
Description

Silvery frosted grading to dark silvery grey spheres of bladed chamosite crystals richly covering a matrix of bladed axe like calcite crystals from the 25 level of the North mine at Broken Hill

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chamosite

Formula: 
(Fe2+,Mg)5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Strunz: 
9.EC.55
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Haut de Cry, Chamoson, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
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