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A variety of Amphibole Supergroup

A fibrous to hair-like crystal or mass of fibers frequently in the actinolite-ferroactinolite-tremolite series, but may be any amphibole species.

Classification of Byssolite

Chemical Properties of Byssolite

Elements listed in formula:

Other Names for Byssolite

Name in Other Languages:

Other Information

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

References for Byssolite

Reference List:
R. Exel (1993) Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs. Wien, 417pp.

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Localities for Byssolite

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