Composition: Magnesium iron nickel silicate hydroxide
Nomenclature: Named after the word "serpent" because of the mottled and scaly appearance of serpentine marble.
Industrial Uses: Building stone, ornamental stones.
Additional Notes: A group of chemically- and structurally-related minerals.
New Caledonia : Scott 473 : 30 francs : 17 Mar 1982
Anorthosite (feldspar); Nephrite (jade); Serpentine