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Clinohumite and Talc from Ladjuar Medam, Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan

 
Clinohumite and Talc from Ladjuar Medam, Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan

Clinohumite and Talc from Ladjuar Medam, Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan

Clinohumite and Talc from Ladjuar Medam, Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 55160
Mineral:Clinohumite and Talc
Locality:Ladjuar Medam, Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan
Description:Translucent dark-red clinohumite crystals to 10 mm on silvery-green talc crystals to 5 mm. Most of the clinohumite crystals have impressions on the surfaces where contacted other crystals. This find of clinohumite is often mislabeled as chondrodite. Ex. Dr. N. Luppescu
Overall Size:5x2.5x1 cm
Crystals:1-10 mm
Status: For reference only
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