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Clinochlore var. Kammererite with Calcite from Kop Daglari, 70 km WNW of Erzurum, East Anatolia, Turkey

 
Clinochlore var. Kammererite with Calcite from Kop Daglari, 70 km WNW of Erzurum, East Anatolia, Turkey

Clinochlore var. Kammererite with Calcite from Kop Daglari, 70 km WNW of Erzurum, East Anatolia, Turkey

DESCRIPTION:No. 50217
Mineral:Clinochlore var. Kammererite with Calcite
Locality:Kop Daglari, 70 km WNW of Erzurum, East Anatolia, Turkey
Description:Intense violet-magenta kammererite crystals, the chrome-rich variety of clinochlore, to 5 mm with translucent rhombohedral colorless calcite crystals to 1 mm. Looks beautiful under magnification - lustrous, transparent crystals with sharp terminations. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #531; originally acquired in 1986
Overall Size:4x3x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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