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(Ca,Mg,Fe)2Fe2Si4O13 · 10H2O
Probably a chlorite. [Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index"]
Originally described from Isle of Rhum, North West Highlands (Inverness-shire), Scotland, UK.

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Classification of ChlorophaeiteHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959), Questionable

Chemical Properties of ChlorophaeiteHide

(Ca,Mg,Fe)2Fe2Si4O13 · 10H2O

Other Language Names for ChlorophaeiteHide

Other InformationHide

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

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Localities for ChlorophaeiteHide

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- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
  • Maharashtra
    • Buldhana District
Meteoritics & Planetary Science 40, Nr 9/10, 1473–1492 (2005)
  • Skåne County
    • Hässleholm
GFF, 94: 260-269
    • Höör
  • England
    • Cumbria
      • Eden
        • Matterdale
          • Little Mell Fell
Brian Young - Glossary of the Minerals of the Lake District, 1987 p37
  • Scotland
    • Argyll and Bute
      • Isle of Mull
Cann, J.R. (1965) The metamorphism of amygdales at 'S Airde Beinn, Northern Mull. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 34, n° 268, 92-106.; http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/gcrdb/GCRsiteaccount21.pdf
    • Highland
No reference listed
  • Massachusetts
Emerson, 1917. Geology of Mass. & Rhode Island
      • Deerfield
Shannon, Earl V. (1920) Diabantite, stilpnomelane, and chalcodite from Westfield (Proc. Unites States Nat. Mus. 57), p. 401.; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
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