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Rose red, pale pink
Resinous, Waxy, Greasy
Named in 1841 by Nils Gustaf Nordenskiöld in honor of August Alexander Kämmerer [1789 Artern, Saxony - February 3, 1858 St. Petersburg, Russia], the Ober-Bergmeister, chemist in the Mining Department of Russia. He was the author of several geological and pharmaceutical works.
A synonym of Chromian Clinochlore
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