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TitleGedrite var. of anthophyllite
DescriptionGedrite is an amphibole with the mineral formula of (Mg,Fe)5Al2(Si6Al2)O22(OH)2. It occurs in metamorphic rock and is a variable of anthophyllite. This sample is about 11 cm.
LocationNorway. Near Kongsberg.
PhotographerShannon Heinle. 2001-11-08.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #1405.
Key wordsgedrite, anthophyllite, amphibole
Tech details888 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera.
GeoDIL number1781