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Anthophyllite

#AH56525

Anthophyllite

#AH56525
Availability
Sold
Size
12.5 x 4 x 3.5 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
□Mg7Si8O22(OH)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Staten Island, New York City, Richmond Co., New York, United States

Tightly packed fibrous Anthophyllite. Collected in 1945 by Arnold Hampson.

Anthophyllite

Formula
[box]Mg7Si8O22(OH)2 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Fibrous, Lamellar, Massive 
Cleavage
Perfect, Distinct, Distinct 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
white, greenish gray, green, clove brown, brownish green 
Streak
gray 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
5-6 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

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