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Forsterite with Magnetite

#PD40536

Forsterite with Magnetite

#PD40536
Availability
Sold
Size
2 x 1.5 x 1 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Mg2SiO4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Jacupiranga mine, Cajati, São Paulo, Brazil

Light green well-developed Forsterite crystals to 10mm with octahedral Magnetite. This is a classic association.

Forsterite

Formula
Mg2SiO4 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Fine, Tabular 
Cleavage
Good, Distinct, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, green, yellow, yellow green, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
6-7 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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