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Clinobarylite

#50469

Clinobarylite

#50469
Availability
Sold
Size
3.3 x 2.2 x 1.1 cm - Miniature 
Formula
BaBe2Si2O7 (RRUFF)
Locality
Hackmann Valley, Yukspor Mt, Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia
Tagged
beryllium

White platy crystals to 1mm in a 5x2mm area. Barylite is a very rare beryllium mineral found in only two occurences worldwide, both in the Khibiny Massif. Identified by Dr. Igor Pekov.

Type Locality

Clinobarylite

Formula
BaBe2Si2O7 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Radial, Aggregates, Platy 
Cleavage
Perfect, Very Good, Very Good 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
6.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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