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DescriptionGarnierite is a pale green or apple-green mineral, (Ni,Mg)3Si2O5(OH)4, used as a gemstone and as an important nickel ore. These samples range in size from a few mm to 2 cm.
LocationNew Caledonia. Near Numea.
PhotographerNessa Eull. 2002-03-22.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #1528.
Key wordsGarnierite, New Caledonia
Tech details747 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number2529