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Pyrophyllite

#AH53609

Pyrophyllite

#AH53609
Availability
Sold
Size
8 x 5 x 5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Al2Si4O10(OH)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Asbestos mine, Nepaug, Connecticut, United States

Silky and silvery divergent sprays of Pyrophyllite to 2cm.

Collected by Hampson in 1945.

Pyrophyllite

Formula
Al2Si4O10(OH)2 
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Earthy 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Pearly 
Color
brown green, brownish yellow, greenish, gray green, gray white 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Flexible 
Hardness
1.5-2 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

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