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Collection Tier:
Tier 1

Rocks and Minerals ➔ Tremolite

Identifier:
2019.1.640
Description:
Tremolite is a silicate mineral belonging to the amphibole group. It is classified as a type of asbestos along with five other minerals including chrysotile, amosite, crocidolite, actinolite, and anthophyllite. Under ultraviolet light, it fluoresces purple. 
Source:
Museum Collection
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