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Lizardite 0.92 ct.



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Lizardite 0.92 ct.

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is a Magnesium Iron Silicate Hydroxide with formula Mg 3Si2O5(OH)4 and hardness of 3-4. In this case I found traces of hematite that probably is the agent for this pink reddish color. This material was sold to me as Bustamite ,but after an X rays diffraction test, the result was Lizardite. Is an unusual color and it is found in the are where sugilite is mined:Wessel Mine, northern Cape Province, South Africa. Silky and translucent. Size:6.3x6.3x3.5 mm. Weight:0.92 ct. CODE#3076

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