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Tremolite variety Hexagonite

#PD32855
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Tremolite  from Balmat, St. Lawrence Co., New York, United States - PD32855
Tremolite  from Balmat, St. Lawrence Co., New York, United States - PD32855

Tremolite variety Hexagonite

#PD32855
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 9 x 2.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
□Ca2Mg5Si8O22(OH)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Balmat, St. Lawrence Co., New York, United States

A lage plate entirely of short prismatic lovely lavendar Tremolite variety Hexagonite. This is an excellent piece of this very uncommon Tremolite variety that is only known to occur in two districts in New York state.

Tremolite

Formula
[box]Ca2Mg5Si8O22(OH)2 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Columnar, Massive - Fibrous, Massive - Granular 
Cleavage
Perfect, Distinct, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
brown, colorless, gray, white, light green 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Sub Conchoidal 
Hardness
5-6 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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