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Hambergite

Hambergite

Formula
Be2BO3(OH) 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Cleavage
Perfect, Good, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Dull 
Color
colorless, gray white, yellowish white, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
7.5 
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Hambergite from Balachi, Indus River Valley, Gilgit-Skardu, Pakistan

Hambergite
            from Balachi, Indus River Valley, Gilgit-Skardu, Pakistan

White to colorless, gemmy tabular Hambergite crystal. One end is terminated. It is a relatively rare pegmatitic borate of beryllium.

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Hambergite from Little Three mine, San Diego Co., California, United States

Hambergite
            from Little Three mine, San Diego Co., California, United States

A small reticulated group of crystals. a rare beryllium borate found chiefly in granitic pegmatites.

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Hambergite from Himalaya mine, San Diego Co., California, United States

Hambergite
            from Himalaya mine, San Diego Co., California, United States

White, terminated crystal.

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