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Perovskite var. knopite

#PD53752

Perovskite var. knopite

#PD53752
Availability
Available
Price
$75.00
Size
8 x 4.5 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CaTiO3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Långharsholmen, Alnö, Sundsvall, Västernorrland, Sweden

Knopite is a variety of perovskite rich in cerium. The crystals are reddish brown and dypramidal to about 1mm and are quite nice. 

Perovskite

Formula
CaTiO3 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Reniform, Pseudo Cubic, Pseudo Hexagonal 
Cleavage
Good, Good, Good 
Luster
Sub Metallic 
Color
black, reddish brown, pale yellow, yellowish orange 
Streak
grayish white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
5.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Don Phillips Collection

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