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Actinolite

Inosilicates

Actinolite is an amphibole with the chemical formula Ca2(Mg4.5-2.5Fe2+0.5-2.5)Si8O22(OH)2.

Identification

Color of mineral

Green
Yellow
Black
White
Grey

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

5

The streak

White

Density ( specific gravity )

1.613
1.627
1.638

Luster ( interacts light )

Dull
Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Monoclinic