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Tremolite

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Description
Locality: 
Campolungo Pass, Campolungo, Leventina, Ticino, Switzerland
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 3.3 × 2.5 cm
Description

Silver-white  acicular sprays of tremolite on matrix.

Older specimen from the type locality.

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tremolite

Formula: 
☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.DE.10
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Campolungo, Piumogna Valley, Leventina, Ticino (Tessin), Switzerland

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