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Rhodesite

Rhodesite

Formula
K2Ca2Si8O19ยท5H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Fibrous 
Cleavage
Good, None, None 
Luster
Silky 
Color
silky white 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Hardness
3-4 
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Rhodesite from near Trinity Lake, Trinity Co., California, United States

Rhodesite
            from near Trinity Lake, Trinity Co., California, United States

White acicular crystals in sprays and crusts to 3mm. This is the only locality known or published in the US.

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