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Krauskopfite

#PD42273

Krauskopfite

#PD42273
Availability
Available
Price
$50.00
Size
3 x 2 x 2 cm - Thumbnail 
Reduced Price
$30.00
Formula
BaSi2O5·3H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Esquire #1 claim, Rush Creek, Fresno Co., California, United States

Krauskopfite can be difficult to identify as it resembles Sanbornite. However it has two distinct cleavage and the hardness of Krauskopfite is 4, while Sanbornite is 5. I believe I segregated a spot on this specimen which is Krauskopfite based upon these techniques.

Type Locality

Krauskopfite

Formula
BaSi2O5·3H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
colorless, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
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