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1 item @ $40.00  

Beryllium Minerals

Friday, 21 June 2024 06:00 PM

Minerals containing beryllium can be some of the rarest on earth. If you like rare minerals this is a must see Special Edition.

Eudidymite

with Analcime & Aegerine - #42162
Locality
Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Montérégie, Québec, Canada 
Formula
Na2Be2Si6O15·H2
Availability
Available
Price
$40.00
Size
4.5 x 4 x 3.5 cm - Miniature 
Tagged
beryllium  

Colorless crystals with triangular shapes associated Analcime and Aegerine.


Eudidymite

Formula
Na2Be2Si6O15·H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Twinning Common, Tabular 
Cleavage
Good, Good, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
blue, colorless, violet, gray, yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness

Leucophanite

#63694
Locality
Hackmann Valley, Yukspor Mt, Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia 
Formula
NaCaBeSi2O6
Availability
Available
Price
$45.00
Size
1.8 x 1 x 1 cm - Thumbnail 
Tagged
beryllium  
Special Info
XRD Confirmed 
Special Info
EDS Confirmed 

Cleaved portions of a Leucophanite crystal.


Leucophanite

Formula
NaCaBeSi2O6
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Tabular 
Cleavage
Good, Good, Distinct 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
white, greenish yellow, yellow, light green 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pedial 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
Special Info
XRD Confirmed
Special Info
EDS Confirmed

Phenakite

#64243
Locality
Mt. Antero, Chaffee Co., Colorado, United States 
Formula
Be2SiO4 
Availability
Available
Price
$25.00
Size
1.2 x 1 x 1 cm - Thumbnail 
Tagged
beryllium  

Complex murking white and lustrous crystal set.


Phenakite

Formula
Be2SiO4 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Fibrous, Granular 
Cleavage
Distinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, wine yellow, yellow, pink, pinkish red 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Rhombohedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
7.5-8 
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Phenakite

#64247
Locality
São Miguel de Piracicaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil 
Formula
Be2SiO4 
Availability
Available
Price
$30.00
Size
1.3 x 1 x .08 cm - Thumbnail 
Tagged
beryllium  

Water clear complex crystal.


Phenakite

Formula
Be2SiO4 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Fibrous, Granular 
Cleavage
Distinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, wine yellow, yellow, pink, pinkish red 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Rhombohedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
7.5-8 
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