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Bikitaite with Eucryptite

#BM39668

Bikitaite with Eucryptite

#BM39668
Availability
Sold
Size
9 x 7 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
LiAlSi2O6·H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Bikita Pegmatite, Masvingo dist., Zimbabwe
Tagged
pegmatite mineral

This a large, wonderful specimen loaded with colorless, prismatic Bikitaite crystals. The largest crystal is 2cm. It is a Westenbeger collection piece, which was sold by Dave Bunk several years ago. Type locality and very hard to obtain.

Type Locality

Bikitaite

Formula
LiAlSi2O6·H2
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Aggregates 
Cleavage
Perfect, Good, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pedial 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
McConlogue Collection
Special Info
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