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Sample n° 11054.2

Minerals found in the sample
Mineral Formula Category Subcategory Importance
FERROGEDRITE [ ]Fe2+(Fe2+3Al2)(Si6Al2)O22(OH)2 inosilicates amphiboles major
Description: block of grey fibres (25 cm), var. amosite
Country: South Africa       Region: Limpopo       Locality: Penge Asbestos Mine
Donors Ehrmann Sampling year
Donation year 1960 Registration date
Quantity 1 Dimension code 1>2>3 2
Size 2 Quality code 1>2>3 1
Holotype no Thin section no
Paratype no Chemical analysis no
Radioactive no X-Ray spectra no