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VIII - Nesosilicates (Humite Group)
Crystal habit of Chondrodite

Name   Chondrodite
Chemistry   Fe2+3Al4[(OH)|O2(SiO4)]2
Hardness   6 - 6.5
Lustre   vitreous
Colour   yellow, orange, brownish white, reddish white or greenish white
Streak   grey 
Density [g/cm3]   3.14
Crystal habit   monoclinic, crystals small
Cleavage, Fracture   fracture conchoidal
other characteristics and occurrences   metamorphic mineral, formed in dolomitic silicate containing limestone

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