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VIII - Phyllosilicates (Chlorite Group)

Name   Kaemmererite
Chemistry   (Fe,Mg)3Fe3[(OH)8|AlSi3O10]
Hardness   2
Lustre   dull
Colour   olive green, black green, bluish green
Streak   white
Density [g/cm3]   2.2 - 2.8
Crystal habit   monoclinic, crystals rarely
Cleavage, Fracture   [001] perfect
other characteristics and occurrences   kaemmererite = Cr-chlorite,
in chloritizised chromite (FeCr2O4) -bearing rocks

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