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Periclase

#PD48041

Periclase

#PD48041
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 6 x 3.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
MgO (RRUFF)
Locality
Monte Somma, Vesuvius, Campania, Italy

Compact mass of light, dirty green Periclase in anhedral grains and crude octahedral crystals no greater than 1mm. A certain portion of the matrix and the white areas are probably Brucite. Periclase can hydrate to Brucite. 

Antique Specimen

Periclase

Formula
MgO 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Granular 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, Perfect 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
brownish yellow, colorless, green, gray white, yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Don Phillips Collection
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