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Bigcreekite

Bigcreekite

Formula
BaSi2O5ยท4H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Subhedral Crystals 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
colorless, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
2-3 
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Bigcreekite from Esquire #7 claim, Big Creek, Fresno Co., California, United States

Bigcreekite
            from Esquire #7 claim, Big Creek, Fresno Co., California, United States
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Extremely rare barium silicate from Big Creek, approved in 1999. Colorless, striated mineral.

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