Ohmilite

inosilicate

serpentinite

Formula: Sr3(Ti,Fe3+)(Si2O6)2(O,OH).2H2O
Inosilicate (chain silicate)
Specific gravity: 3.38
Hardness: 3½
Streak: White
Colour: Light pink
Environments:

Metamorphic environments

Ohmilite has been reported only from the type locality, Ōmi, Itoigawa City, Niigata, Japan, where it occurs in riebeckite-albite units in serpentinite (Webmin, Dana), associated with magnesio-riebeckite, quartz, albite, phlogopite, benitoite, bario-orthojoaquinite and leucosphenite (HOM).

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