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Olivine
Silicate nodule in basalt
magnesium iron silicate
(Mg Fe)2 Si O4
Scale bar = 1 centimetre
cleavage: Imperfect
crystal system: Orthorhombic
hardness 6.5
relative density 3.4
Calton Hill, Taddington, Derbyshire
26 J 6