Chrysotile

Chrysotile


U Pustého Mlýna Quarry, Hrubšice, Oslavany, South Moravia Region, Moravia, Czech Republic

Item-No.: MINS2270
Price: 25.00 EUR 

Chrysotile


Drahonín, Brno-venkov Co., Jihomoravský region, Moravia, Czech Republic

Item-No.: MINS336
Price: 15.00 EUR 

Chrysotile


Dobšiná quarry, Rožňava Co., Košice Region, Slovakia

Item-No.: MINS148
Price: 6.00 EUR 

Chrysotile


U Pustého Mlýna Quarry, Hrubšice, Oslavany, South Moravia Region, Moravia, Czech Republic

Item-No.: MIN0155
Price: 33.00 EUR 

Clinochrysotile


Chrastice near Staré Město pod Snežníkem, Moravia, Czech Republic

Item-No.: MINS4873
Price: 20.00 EUR 

Hessonite, Chrysotile


Serifos Island, Cyclade Islands, Kykládes Prefecture, Aegean Islands Department (Aiyaíon), Greece

Item-No.: MINS1316
Price: 18.00 EUR 

Synonyms:  Canadian asbestos, Chrysotile-alpha, Karystiolite, Kuphoite, Pikrosmine, White asbestos,
Classification:  Silicates, Phyllosilicates, Serpentine Subgroup, Kaolinite-Serpentine Group
Polytypes:  Clinochrysotile, Orthochrysotile, Parachrysotile
Chemical formula:  Mg3Si2O5(OH)4
Crystal system:  Monoclinic (Clinochrysotile)
Density (g/cm3):  2,53 - 2,65 measured, 2,577 calculated
Tenacity:  Flexible
Cleavage:  fair to perfect
Fracture:  Fibrous, brittle
Hardness (Mohs):  2,5
Colour:  Green, white, gray, also yellow to brown,
Lustre:  Silky
Streak:  White
Type locality:  Bell mine, Thetford Mines, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada