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Tremolite variety Hexagonite & Tremolite

#PD34061

Tremolite variety Hexagonite & Tremolite

#PD34061
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 8 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
□Ca2Mg5Si8O22(OH)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Talcville, St. Lawrence Co., New York, United States

Lavendar, compact fine needles of Tremolite variety Hexagonite with thin greenish crystals of what appears to also be Tremolite.

Under UV light the purplish crystals fluoresce an orange-pink, which may indicate it's actaually Anthrophyllite.

Fluorescent

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
Special Info
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