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Olivine Group of Minerals

In the earlier article we have discussed different groups of minerals, like Mica, Amphibole, Pyroxene, Quartz group of minerals. This is another important group of minerals, which include a series of minerals that crystallize in the orthorhombic system. These minerals range in composition from ”forsterite” Mg2 SiO4. The composition of common Olivine is (Mg,Fe)2 SiO4. …