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Elbaite var. rubellite

#53789

Elbaite var. rubellite

#53789
Availability
Available
Price
$250.00
Size
25 x 15 x 10 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
Na(Al1.5Li1.5)Al6(BO3)3Si6O18(OH)4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Tanco pegmatite, Bernic Lake, Manitoba, Canada
Tagged
pegmatite mineral

Large, heavy specimen of purple Lepidolite with deep pink or lilac colored Elbaite, variety rubellite, to 8cm long and 4cm wide. Collected by Dr. David London.

Because of the size and weight of the specimen, an additional charge is calculated into the shipping cost. Exact costs will be determined at the post office and a refund or a request for more funds will be issued.

Elbaite

Formula
Na(Al1.5Li1.5)Al6(BO3)3Si6O18(OH)4 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Striated, Prismatic 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
blue, colorless, green, yellow, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Ditrigonal Pyramidal 
Fracture
Sub Conchoidal 
Hardness
7.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. David London Collection
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