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Sample n° 11055

Minerals found in the sample
Mineral Formula Category Subcategory Importance
FERROGEDRITE [ ]Fe2+(Fe2+3Al2)(Si6Al2)O22(OH)2 inosilicates amphiboles major
Description: fibrous block with black and white veins, var. amosite
  • Country: South Africa
  • Region: Limpopo
  • Locality: Penge Asbestos Mine
  • Donors: Geological Survey of South Africa
    Donation year: 1966
  • Sampling year:
    Registration date:
  • Quantity: 1
    Size: 2
  • Dimension code 1>2>3: 2
    Quality code 1>2>3: 1
  • Holotype: no
    Paratype: no
    Radioactive: no
  • Thin section: no
    Chemical analysis: no
    X-Ray spectra: no