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Forsterite

#RW48471

Forsterite

#RW48471
Availability
Sold
Size
7.5 x 6 x 5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Mg2SiO4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Kilbourne Hole, Dona Ana Co., New Mexico, United States

Glassy peridot Forsterite - what they call a Olivine "bomb" in basalt.

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
Robert J. Waidler Collection

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