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Sample n° 11055

Minerals found in the sample
Mineral Formula Category Subcategory Importance
FERROGEDRITE Mg5Al2(Si6Al2)O22(OH)2 inosilicates amphiboles major
Description
Description: fibrous block with black and white veins, var. amosite
Origin
Country: South Africa       Region: Limpopo       Locality: Penge Asbestos Mine
Specification
Donors Geological Survey of South Africa Sampling year
Donation year 1966 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