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Stone sphere balls - full range in stock "Tremolite"

Tremolite is a mineral of the amphibole group from metasomatic and metamorphic rocks. It has a number of varieties, including tremolite-asbestos and jade.

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Physical properties of Tremolite

General
Category Inosilicates
Formula
(repeating unit)
Ca2(Mg5.0-4.5Fe2+0.0-0.5)Si8O22(OH)2
IMA symbol Tr
Strunz classification 9.DE.10
Crystal system Monoclinic
Crystal class Prismatic (2/m)
(same H-M symbol)
Space group C2/m (no. 12)
Unit cell a = 9.84 Å, b = 18.02 Å
c = 5.27 Å; β = 104.95°; Z = 2
Identification
Color White, gray, lavender to pink, light green, light yellow
Crystal habit Elongated prismatic, or flattened crystals; also as fibrous, granular or columnar aggregates
Twinning Simple or multiple, common parallel to {100}; rarely parallel to {001}
Cleavage Perfect on {110} at 56° and 124°; partings on {010} and {100}
Tenacity Brittle
Mohs scale hardness 5 – 6
Luster Vitreous and silky
Streak White
Diaphaneity Transparent to translucent
Specific gravity 2.99 – 3.03
Optical properties Biaxial (-)
Refractive index nα = 1.599 - 1.612 nβ = 1.613 - 1.626 nγ = 1.625 - 1.637
Birefringence δ = 0.026
2V angle Measured: 86° to 88°
Ultraviolet fluorescence Short UV=yellow, Long UV=range pink
Code: 1655
Kovdor, Murmansk region, Kola Peninsula, RF
74mm

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