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Clinochlore Var Ripidolite

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Clinochlore Var Ripidolite

ex. dealer stock Peter Bosse (Kassel/Germany)

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Description
Locality: 
Alexander Mine, Bastenberg, Ramsbeck, North Rhine - Westphalia, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.1 × 0.8 × 1.1 cm
Description

Nice rhipidolite on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Clinochlore

Formula: 
(Mg,Fe2+)5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Strunz: 
9.EC.55
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Brinton's Quarry, West Chester, Westtown Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA...

Ripidolite

Variety Of: 

Clinochlore

Formula: 
(Mg,Fe2+)5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Strunz: 
9.EC.55
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Formula: 
(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Hardness: 
0.0
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