mineral specimens
rare minerals
mineral dealer
systematic minerals
Black Hills minerals
fine minerals
mineral dealer
Dana minerals
IMA minerals
mineral collections
rock and minerals
gem crystal
0 item @ $0.00  

Uralolite

#44169

Uralolite

#44169
Availability
Sold
Size
Chip < 1cm 
Formula
Ca2Be4(PO4)3(OH)3·5H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Boevka, Middle Urals, Russia
Tagged
phosphate , beryllium , pegmatite mineral

Uralolite is one of those rare beryllophosphates most or all of which occurs in pegmatites. This specimen is from the type locality and occurs with another rare be-phosphate called Glucine. The Uralolite occurs as white, silky crystals to 1mm.

Identified by Dr. Igor Pekov.

Type Locality, XRD Confirmed, EDS Confirmed

Uralolite

Formula
Ca2Be4(PO4)3(OH)3·5H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Concretionary, Radial, Wheat Sheaf 
Cleavage
Poor, Poor, None 
Luster
Subadamantine 
Color
colorless, white, brownish white 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Hardness
2.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Special Info
Type Locality
Special Info
XRD Confirmed
Special Info
EDS Confirmed
Mineralpedia
View Uralolite
On Dakota Matrix
Previously Sold Uralolite
On Dakota Matrix
Other Available Uralolite
WebMineral
View Uralolite
Mindat
View Uralolite

All photos by Dakota Matrix and are Copyrighted © and may not be used without permission. Copyright © 2023 - Dakota Matrix Minerals, Inc. Privacy | Terms & Conditions | Site Map