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Anthophyllite

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Anthophyllite

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Description
Locality: 
Paakkila Mine, Tuusniemi, Northern Savonia, Finland
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 1.3 × 0.8 cm
Description

Anthophyllite in matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Anthophyllite

Formula: 
☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.DE.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Kjennerudvann Anthophyllite Prospect, Kjennerudvann, Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway