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Aphrosiderite (Chlorite Group Member)


Aphrosiderite (Chlorite Group Member)

8 x 6 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
(Fe,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8 (RRUFF)
Michigamme, Marquette Co., Michigan, United States

A large 1.8cm garnet crystal replaced by a chlorite group mineral called Aphrosiderite. It is ill-defined as a species but very well-known as a varietal member of the chlorite group from this area. 

Aphrosiderite (chlorite group member)

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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