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Eakerite

Eakerite

Formula
Ca2Sn4+Al2Si6O18(OH)2ยท2H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
5.5 
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Eakerite from Foote mine, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, United States

Eakerite
            from Foote mine, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, United States
Special Info
Type Locality

Eakerite is a very rare tin silicate found in only hree worlwide localities: two in Russia and one in the US. Foote mine is the type locality. This specimen is very rich with hundreds of minute prismatic, colorless crystals.

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