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Phenakite

#29153

Phenakite

#29153
Availability
Sold
Size
2.5 x 1.5 x 1 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Be2SiO4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Anjanabonoina pegmatite, Corinthia, Austria
Tagged
beryllium

Clear, striated, prismatic crystals to 4mm. There are several crystals.

Phenakite

Formula
Be2SiO4 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Fibrous, Granular 
Cleavage
Distinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, wine yellow, yellow, pink, pinkish red 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Rhombohedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
7.5-8 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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