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Chondrodite & Brucite

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Chondrodite & Brucite

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Description
Locality: 
Mansjöberg Mine, Los, Ljusdal, Gävleborg County, Sweden
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 5 × 3 cm
Description

Nice orange chondodrite grains with brucite in marble

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chondrodite

Formula: 
(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Strunz: 
9.AF.45
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Type Locality: 
Skräbböle quarry, Pargas (Parainen), Southwestern Finland Region, Finland

Brucite

Formula: 
Mg(OH)2
Strunz: 
4.FE.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Castle Point, Hoboken, Hudson Co., New Jersey, USA
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