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Kosmochlor

Inosilicate mineral

Kosmochlor is a rare chromium clinopyroxene with the chemical formula NaCr3+Si2O6.

The name is from German kosmisch, for its occurrence in meteorites, and the Greek It was first reported in 1897 from the Toluca meteorite , Mexico

It occurs as a major constituent of some jadeitites and as an accessory mineral of some iron meteorites. Associated minerals include cliftonite), chromian diopside at Toluca; daubreelite, high albite (Canyon Diablo, chromite and chlorite

Identification

Color of mineral

Green

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

6

The streak

Green

Density ( specific gravity )

1.766
1.781

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Monoclinic