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Vermiculite

Ex Prof. Tom Blenkinsop, Harare

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Description
Locality: 
Mutare District, Manicaland, Zimbabwe
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 3 × 0.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
4.00cm
Description

A single golden-brown to amber colored vermiculite crystal from the Shawa carbonatite about 100 km wsw of Mutare.

Obtained 1996 from Prof. Tom Blenkinsop, Harare

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Vermiculite

Formula: 
(Mg,Fe,Al)3((Al,Si)4O10)(OH)2·4H2O
Strunz: 
9.EC.50
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Millbury, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA

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