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Paragonite: NaAl2(Si3Al)O10(OH)2 Chloritoid: (Fe++,Mg,Mn)2Al4Si2O10(OH)4
Comments: Grayish crystalline inclusion of chloritoid in white, massive paragonite.
Location: Drandorf Fundgrube Mine, Bockau, Schwarzenberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany.
Scale: Picture size 4 mm.
© Thomas Witzke / Abraxas-Verlag
Comments: Silvery micaceous paragonite comprising schist rock, with garnet crystals.
Location: Gassettts, New Hampshire, USA.
Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species