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Stichtite

#RS58588

Stichtite

#RS58588
Availability
Available
Price
$50.00
Size
4 x 3 x 1.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Mg6Cr2CO3(OH)16·4H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Dundas, Zeehan, Tasmania, Australia
Tagged
carbonate

Rich purple soft mass of Stitchite formed by the alteration of serpentine rich in Chromite. It is often associated with Antigorite.

Stichtite

Formula
Mg6Cr2CO3(OH)16·4H2
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Encrustations, Nodular, Micaceous 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
lilac, light violet, pink 
Streak
pale violet blue 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
1.5-2 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
RC Stamberg Collection
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