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Montebrasite (twin)

#50441

Montebrasite (twin)

#50441
Availability
Sold
Size
2.5 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
LiAlPO4(OH) (RRUFF)
Locality
Telirio mine, Linopolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral

Honey colored, striated and very lustrous Montebrasite crystal. Crystals of Montebrasite and fairly rare worldwide.

Montebrasite

Formula
LiAlPO4(OH) 
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Granular, Prismatic 
Cleavage
Perfect, Good, Distinct 
Luster
Vitreous - Greasy 
Color
bluish, colorless, greenish, greenish gray, gray white 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
5.5-6 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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