Clinochlore (Var: Chromian Clinochlore)
Thumbnail, 2.1 x 1.3 x 1.1 cm
Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglari, Erzurum Province, Eastern Anatolia Region, Turkey
A superb thumbnail of lustrous, gemmy and striated kammererite crystals on kammererite matrix from Turkey. Kammererite is a rare chromium clinochore, part of the chlorite group.This one is just gorgeous, and is a very choice TN specimen for the species with dramatic display qualities. In person, with good lighting, the XL is very gemmy and probably cuttable! 2.1 x 1.3 x 1.1 cm