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Phenakite

#AH53627

Phenakite

#AH53627
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 1.7 x 1.4 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Be2SiO4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Mt. Antero, Chaffee Co., Colorado, United States
Tagged
beryllium

Several excellent multi-faced crystals of white to colorless Phenakite to 4mm.

Phenakite

Formula
Be2SiO4 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Fibrous, Granular 
Cleavage
Distinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, wine yellow, yellow, pink, pinkish red 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Rhombohedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
7.5-8 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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