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Pabstite

#PD39382

Pabstite

#PD39382
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 4 x 3 cm - Miniature 
Formula
BaSnSi3O9 (RRUFF)
Locality
Kalkar quarry, Santa Cruz Co., California, United States

Tiny colorless crystals to 1mm sparsely scattered through matrix. About the only way to find them is with a UV light as they are fluorescent light blue. This is an extinct locality. Pabstite is rare worldwide and occurs in only two other places. This is the type locality for this rare tin mineral.

Fluorescent, Type Locality

Pabstite

Formula
BaSnSi3O9 
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Anhedral Grains 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Hexagonal - Ditrigonal Dipyramidal 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
Special Info
Fluorescent
Special Info
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