Lizardite Sphere Ball Russian Stone Gemstone Mineral


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This is the polished lizardite sphere. Diameter 2.1″ (53mm). Weight – 7.4oz (209 grams). Origin: Russia, Ural.

Some information about lizardite:

Lizardite is a mineral from the serpentine group and the most common type of mineral in the group. It is also a member of the kaolinite-serpentine group.

Extremely fine-grained, scaly lizardite (also called orthoantigorite) comprises much of the serpentine present in serpentine marbles. It is triclinic, has one direction of perfect cleavage, and may be white, yellow or green. Lizardite is translucent and soft.

Lizardite named by Eric James William Whittaker and Jack Zussman in 1955 after the place it was first reported, the Lizard Peninsula. Scyelite is a synonym of lizardite (More information about lizardite).

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Weight 209 g