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Babingtonite with Prehnite & Quartz

#PD40637

Babingtonite with Prehnite & Quartz

#PD40637
Availability
Sold
Size
9 x 4 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Ca2Fe2+Fe3+Si5O14(OH) (RRUFF)
Locality
Qiaojia Co., Zhaotong, Yunnan prov., China

Large and well formed tabular black Babingtonite crystals from 6 to 17mm on a matrix of Quartz and Prehnite.

Babingtonite

Formula
Ca2Fe2+Fe3+Si5O14(OH) 
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Druse, Radial 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
brownish black, greenish black, black 
Streak
brown 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
5.5-6 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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