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1 item @ $125.00  

Axinite-(Fe) with Arsenopyrite

#50695

Axinite-(Fe) with Arsenopyrite

#50695
Availability
Sold
Size
2.8 x 1.2 x 1.8 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Ca4Fe2+2Al4[B2Si8O30](OH)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Colebrook Hill mine, Rosebery dist., Tasmania, Australia

Cute little combo specimen with several purplish brown, bladed crystals of Axinite to 5mm associated with Arsenopyrite crystals.

Axinite-(Fe)

Formula
Ca4Fe2+2Al4[B2Si8O30](OH)2 
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Granular, Lamellar 
Cleavage
Distinct, Poor, Poor 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
brown, purplish blue, gray, greenish yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
6.5-7 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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