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Actinolite-Ferro-actinolite Series

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System:Monoclinic
Series Formula:
☐{Ca
 
2
}{(Mg,Fe
2+
 
)
 
5
}(Si
 
8
O
 
22
)(OH)
 
2
-
☐{Ca
 
2
}{Fe
2+
5
}(Si
 
8
O
 
22
)(OH)
 
2
A series between Actinolite and Ferro-Actinolite

Tremolite is defined as having an Mg/ (Mg+Fe2+) ratio ≥ 0.9; actinolite has a ratio of 0.5–0.9 and ferro-actinolite has a ratio of less than 0.5.

Classification of Actinolite-Ferro-actinolite Series

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Crystallography of Actinolite-Ferro-actinolite Series

Crystal System:Monoclinic

Other Information

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    • Tuscany
      • Livorno Province
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