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Olivine

ex. Collection Dr. Winfried Böhmer (Wunstorf/Germany)

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Description
Locality: 
Dreiser Weiher, Dreis, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 6.2 × 4.2 cm
Description

Green piece of typical olivine from that classic location

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Olivine

Synonym Of: 

Olivine Group

Formula: 
(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
Group Parent: 
Olivine
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7
Colour: 
Yellowish green, olive green, greenish black, or reddish brown
Streak: 
White
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