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Chondrodite

#PD31055

Chondrodite

#PD31055
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 4.5 x 1 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Mg5(SiO4)2F2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Tilly Foster mine, Putnam Co., New York, United States

This is a relatively large, deep orange Chondrodite showing some crystal faces but nothing complete. Specimens such as these are hard to obtain from this locality.

Chondrodite

Formula
Mg5(SiO4)2F2 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Fine, Massive - Granular 
Cleavage
Good, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Greasy 
Color
yellow, orange, brownish white, reddish white, greenish white 
Streak
gray 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
6-6.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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