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Edenite

Amphibole mineral

Edenite is a double chain silicate mineral of the amphibole group with the general chemical composition NaCa2Mg5(Si7Al)O22(OH)2. Edenite is named for the locality of Edenville, Orange County, New York

Identification

Color of mineral

Grey
White
Green
Pink
Brown

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

5

Density ( specific gravity )

1.606
1.617
1.631

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Monoclinic