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Lepidolite with Spodumene

#AH52156

Lepidolite with Spodumene

#AH52156
Availability
Sold
Size
8 x 6 x 4.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
K(Li,Al)3(Si,Al)4O10(F,OH)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Harding mine, Taos Co., New Mexico, United States

Purple, granular Lepidolite with and replacing Spodumene. Collecrted by Hampson in 1961.

Lepidolite

Formula
K(Li,Al)3(Si,Al)4O10(F,OH)2 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Platy, Foliated, Massive 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
colorless, gray white, lilac, yellowish, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
2.5-3 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

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