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Microlite with Lepidolite & Spodumene

#AH52738

Microlite with Lepidolite & Spodumene

#AH52738
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 6.5 x 5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
(Ca,Na)2Ta2(O,OH,F)7 (RRUFF)
Locality
Harding mine, Taos Co., New Mexico, United States

Beautiful lilac colored Lepidolite (or rose muscovite) with tiny black Microlite crystyals.

Microlite

Formula
(Na,Ca)2Ta2O6(O,OH,F) 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Disseminated, Pseudo Octohedral 
Cleavage
Indistinct, Indistinct, Indistinct 
Luster
Vitreous - Resinous 
Color
yellowish brown, reddish brown, greenish brown, green, gray 
Streak
light yellow 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Sub Conchoidal 
Hardness
5-5.5 

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