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Edgarbaileyite

#42625

Edgarbaileyite

#42625
Availability
Sold
Size
2 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Hg1+6Si2O7 (RRUFF)
Locality
Clear Creek mine, San Benito Co., California, United States
Tagged
mercury

Cross-sections of Edgarbaileyite crystal balls showing a yellow core and an olive green outer edge. Each are about 1mm in quartz and cinnabar matrix. The Jungles collected all the Clear Creek material I have on this update. Gail Dunning identified all of them for me.

Type Locality

Edgarbaileyite

Formula
Hg1+6Si2O7 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Platy 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Resinous 
Color
yellow, orangish yellow, dark olive green, yellowish green, dark green brown 
Streak
yellow green 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Jungles Collection
Special Info
Type Locality

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