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Charoite

#PD40624

Charoite

#PD40624
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 3 x 0.4 cm - Miniature 
Formula
(K,Sr,Ba,Mn)15-16(Ca,Na)32Si70(O,OH)180(OH,F)4·nH2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Murunskii Massif, Chara & Tokko Rivers, Aldan Shield, Saha, Siberia, Russia

Massive light purple piece. This comes with a smaller 3.5cm long piece cut into a triangle......just forgot to take the photo...sorry.

Charoite

Formula
(K,Sr,Ba,Mn)15-16(Ca,Na)32Si70(O,OH)180(OH,F)4·nH2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Fibrous 
Cleavage
Good, Good, Good 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
violet, lilac, light brown 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Hardness
5-6 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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Phillips Collection
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