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Gillespite in Sanbornite

#BN46188

Gillespite in Sanbornite

#BN46188
Availability
Sold
Size
7.5 x 4 x 2.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
BaFe2+Si4O10 (RRUFF)
Locality
Gun Claims, MacMillian Pass, Itsy Mountains, Yukon Territory, Canada

Red crystalline grains to 2mm. Gillespite is a barium iron phyllosilicate found in metamorphic rocks rich in barium. It is associated with another barium mineral, Sanbornite.

Gillespite

Formula
BaFe2+Si4O10 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Aggregates 
Cleavage
Good, Good, Poor 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
red 
Class
Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Buford L. Nichols Collection

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