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Bastite #1 XPL

Bastite thin section

Name for pseudomorphs of serpentine group minerals after enstatite. Formula: (Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn)3Si2O5(OH)4 System: Monoclinic Color: Green, green-blue, white, brown, black Lustre: Vitreous Hardness: 3–4 Density: 2.5–2.6 GET...