Clinochlore


Composition: (Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Crystal System : Monoclinic
Colours: Green
Lustre : Greasy, pearly, dull
Hardness (H) : 2.0-2.5
Specific Gravity (S.G) : 2.6-3.02

Distribution

Common. Sparsely, but widely, distributed (Lombaard et al., 1986)

Occurrence

  • Supergene
  • Country Rock