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Antigorite — specimen 0296, photo © NMNHS
Antigorite — specimen 0296, photo © NMNHS

Antigoritespecimen 0296


no precise locality [Africa]

Weight: 1.93 ct; size: 9.27 | 7.92 | 4.39 mm; shape: oval; colour: medium light slightly yellowish green; very slightly greyish; clarity: translucent; cut: fair; treatment: none.

Clean specimen; mixed style cut.

Other specimens
Antigorite — specimen 0144Antigorite — specimen 0155Antigorite — specimen 0110Antigorite — specimen 0149Antigorite — specimen 0151Antigorite — specimen 0158

More information from ‘Classification’

Commonly replaces ultramafic rocks; as a replacement of siliceous dolomite rock along contacts with diabase sills (Anthony et al., 2001—2005).