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(MG FE 2)3SI2O5(OH)4 [1 record]

Record 1 2010-11-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Mineralogy
Universal entry(ies)
(Mg,Fe+2)3Si2O5(OH)4
formula, see observation
DEF

A lamellar variety of serpentine ... recognized by its variegated green color and greasy luster.

OBS

Chemical formula: (Mg,Fe+2)3Si2O5(OH)4

French

Domaine(s)
  • Minéralogie
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
(Mg,Fe+2)3Si2O5(OH)4
formula, see observation
DEF

Variété lamellaire de serpentine.

CONT

L'antigorite est massive, écailleuse ou lamellaire; avec le chrysotile fibreux, elle est le constituant des roches appelées serpentines. Les belles variétés massives sont employées à la fabrication d'objets ornementaux en raison de leur analogie d'aspect avec les jades.

OBS

Formule chimique : (Mg,Fe+2)3Si2O5(OH)4

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Mineralogía
Entrada(s) universal(es)
(Mg,Fe+2)3Si2O5(OH)4
formula, see observation
DEF

Serpentina de fórmula SiO8Mg3H2.

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