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Sample n° 15753

Minerals found in the sample
Mineral Formula Category Subcategory Importance
CHRYSOTILE Mg3Si2O5(OH)4 phyllosilicates serpentine major
Description: coarse-fibrous material, sample from upper part of exploitation, near contact with moraine (~1260 m)
  • Country: Italy
  • Region: Piemonte
  • Locality: Varaita Valley
  • Donors: Gosseye
    Donation year: 1970
  • Sampling year:
    Registration date:
  • Quantity: 9
  • Dimension code 1>2>3:
    Quality code 1>2>3:
  • Holotype: no
    Paratype: no
    Radioactive: no
  • Thin section: no
    Chemical analysis: no
    X-Ray spectra: no