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Mineralpedia Details for Kapitsaite-(Y)

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Kapitsaite-(Y)

Kapitsaite-(Y)

Formula
Ba4Y2Si8B4O28
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Wheat Sheaf, Aggregates 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
light pink, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
5.5 
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Kapitsaite-(Y) from Dara-Pioz Glacier, Alayskiy Range, Tien Shan Mts, Tajikistan

Kapitsaite-(Y)
            from Dara-Pioz Glacier, Alayskiy Range, Tien Shan Mts, Tajikistan
Special Info
Fluorescent,XRD Confirmed,Type & Only Locality

A white 3mm barely seen crystal without the aid of a fluorescent light. The Kapitsaite under shortwave fluoresces pink. This is the type and only locality.

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