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Rutile & Clinochlore

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Rutile & Clinochlore

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Description
Locality: 
Ankogel Group, Hohe Tauern, Carinthia, Austria
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.8 × 2.8 × 2.6 cm
Description

Nice redish brown rutile crystals on green clinochlore

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Rutile

Formula: 
TiO2
Strunz: 
4.DB.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Type Locality: 
Rutile locality, Horcajuelo de la Sierra, Madrid, Spain

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...
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