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Pabstite

#PD39382

Pabstite

#PD39382
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
BaSnSi3O9 (RRUFF)
Locality
Kalkar quarry, Santa Cruz Co., California, United States
Tagged
tin

There are several colorless crystal grains in matrix. The largest at the arrow is 1.5mm, which is large for the species. The rest are smaller. All the grains are identifiable with UV since the fluoresce a bright blue. It is the tin analogue of Benitoite and very rare. 

Fluorescent, Type Locality

Pabstite

Formula
BaSnSi3O9 
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Anhedral Grains 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Hexagonal - Ditrigonal Dipyramidal 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
Special Info
Fluorescent
Special Info
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