Clinochlore is the most common mineral of the chlorite group, with a highly fluctuating chemical composition. It happens both metamorphic and hydrothermal origin, depending on the formation. Crystals are rare. As a rule, it forms solid masses, crusts and loose aggregates.
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|Crystal system||Monoclinic 2/m; with some triclinic polymorphs.|
|Color||Various shades of green; rarely yellow, red, or white.|
|Crystal habit||Foliated masses, scaley aggregates, disseminated flakes.|
|Mohs scale hardness||2–2.5|
|Luster||Vitreous, pearly, dull|
|Streak||Pale green to grey|
|Other characteristics||Folia flexible – not elastic|