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Datolite

#PD32791

Datolite

#PD32791
Availability
Sold
Size
3.5 x 4 x 1.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
CaBSiO4(OH) (RRUFF)
Locality
St. Andreasberg dist., Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
Tagged
antique mineral

Faint green euhedral crystals to 4mm. The number on the specimen matches one of the old labels. The Krantz label is dated on the backside at 1897.

Antique Specimen

Datolite

Formula
CaBSiO4(OH) 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Granular, Porcelainous 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
brown, colorless, yellow, white, light green 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
5.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
Special Info
Antique Specimen
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