Wednesday, 6 April 2011

Seraphinite and clinochlore ~

Seraphinite is a form of clinochlore, which in turn is part of the chlorite group.  The name is a trade name; I do not usually include these if they are also known by another name, but I have so far been unable to find one for this mineral.

 

These machine-cut slivers are unpolished.

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