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Lepidolite

#AH53777
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Lepidolite from Black Mountain pegmatite, Rumford, Oxford Co., Maine, United States - AH53777
Lepidolite from Black Mountain pegmatite, Rumford, Oxford Co., Maine, United States - AH53777

Lepidolite

#AH53777
Availability
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Size
8 x 6.5 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
K(Li,Al)3(Si,Al)4O10(F,OH)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Black Mountain pegmatite, Rumford, Oxford Co., Maine, United States
Tagged
pegmatite mineral

Compact crystalline mass of lilac Lepidolite. Self-collected by Hampson in 1945.

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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