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Chrysotile in serpentine

#AH56449

Chrysotile in serpentine

#AH56449
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 5 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Mg3Si2O5(OH)4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Easton Talc quarry, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania, United States

This is just a good example Chrysotile (asbestos) sandwiched in serpentine. Each "vein" is about 3mm wide and shows the typical fibrous nature of the Chrysotile. 

Chrysotile

Formula
Mg3Si2O5(OH)4 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Acicular 
Luster
Silky 
Color
green 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Hardness
2.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

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