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Bazirite

#AK42263

Bazirite

#AK42263
Availability
Sold
Size
3.5 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
BaZrSi3O9 (RRUFF)
Locality
Big Creek, Fresno Co., California, United States

Bazirite is rare mineral worldwide but according to Walstrom is common at these deposits. As you can see in the photos it is intensely fluorescent bright blue. Fluorescence is about the only way to ID visually this mineral from Big Creek. This specimen contains numerous crystals to less than 0.5mm.

Fluorescent

Bazirite

Formula
BaZrSi3O9 
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless 
Streak
white 
Class
Hexagonal - Ditrigonal Dipyramidal 
Hardness
6-6.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Kidwell Collection
Special Info
Fluorescent
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