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A variety of Clinochlore

A dense fine-grained variety of clinochlore which is used for carving and as a decorative stone.

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No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Seraphinite

Reference List:
Manqu Zhao, Yan Lan, Na Yu, and Tianyang Zhang (2006): Study on Mineralogical Characteristics of Chlorite Jade from Russia. Journal of Gems & Gemmology 8(2), 14-16.

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Localities for Seraphinite

(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Prebaikalia (Pribaikal'e)
      • Irkutskaya Oblast'
        • Zheleznogorsk
Dennis Tryon collection
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