I think the green needles are aktinolite.
As blue veins in limestone.
|Mineral class||Silicates : Phyllosilicates : Serpentine - Talc - Pyrophyllite group.|
|Habitus||Rarely as crystals, sometimes as hexagonal lamellaes. Often as folded foliated or homogenous masses.|
|Cleavage||Perfect, fracture uneven.|
|Color||Pale to dark green, gray, brownish or white. Even pink and blue exists. Translucent.|
|Luster||Pearly to dull or greasy.|
|Description||One of the industrial mierals. Used for a number of purposes, metal casting ....|
|Occurance||A major ingredience of soapstone. Often created by metasomatic transformation of other minerals. Found in dolomitic rocks, ultrabasic rocks, in scarn of many mines and in schist.|
|Notes||Greasy feeling. Bendable lamellaes but not flexible.|
|Locations|| A common mineral in Sweden. |
| To silicate index.
|| Mineral group index.
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