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1 item @ $40.00  

Forsterite

#AH54950

Forsterite

#AH54950
Availability
Sold
Size
6.5 x 6 x 2.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Mg2SiO4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Bolton Lime quarries, Bolton, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, United States

Locality specimen with light to dark green formless crystals suspended in marble matrix.

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
Arnold G Hampson Collection

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