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Martite Hydrotalcite & Lizardite

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Martite Hydrotalcite & Lizardite

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Description
Locality: 
Dypingdal, Snarum, Modum, Buskerud, Norway
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9.5 × 7 × 3.3 cm
Description

Very nice specimen of martite on lizardite matrix and minor hydrotalcite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Martite

Variety Of: 

Hematite

Formula: 
Fe2O3
Strunz: 
4.CB.05
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Hardness: 
0.0

Hydrotalcite

Formula: 
Mg6Al2(OH)16[CO3]·4H2O
Strunz: 
5.DA.50
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
2.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Dypingdal Serpentine-magnesite deposit, Snarum, Modum, Buskerud, Norway

Lizardite

Formula: 
Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Strunz: 
9.ED.15
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Eastern Cliff, Kennack Cove (Kennack Sands), Kennack, Grade-Ruan, Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall, England, UK
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