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Eucryptite

#AH52073

Eucryptite

#AH52073
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 6 x 2 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
LiAlSiO4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Branchville, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, United States
Tagged
lithium

A thick plate of dull, white Eucryptite, best identified by its deep red fluorescences. The specimen was obtained by Hampson in 1961 from Gunnar Bjareby. 

Fluorescent

Eucryptite

Formula
LiAlSiO4 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
brown, colorless, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Rhombohedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
6.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
Special Info
Fluorescent

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