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Sample n° 15714

Minerals found in the sample
Mineral Formula Category Subcategory Importance
ANTIGORITE Mg3Si2O5(OH)4 phyllosilicates serpentine major
MAGNESITE Mg(CO3) carbonates - major
Description: agglomerate of antigorite (var. picrolite) and magnesite
  • Country: Zimbabwe
  • Region: Matabeleland South
  • Locality: Belingwe, Vanguard
  • Donors: Gosseye
    Donation year: 1966
  • Sampling year:
    Registration date:
  • Quantity: 1
  • Dimension code 1>2>3: 1
    Quality code 1>2>3:
  • Holotype: no
    Paratype: no
    Radioactive: no
  • Thin section: no
    Chemical analysis: no
    X-Ray spectra: no