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Eakerite

#54212

Eakerite

#54212
Availability
Sold
Size
2.5 x 2 x 1 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Ca2Sn4+Al2Si6O18(OH)2·2H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Foote mine, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, United States

Eakerite is a very rare tin mineral and occurs at only two localities worldwide. The crystals are colorless and needle-like and are less than 1mm.

Type Locality

Eakerite

Formula
Ca2Sn4+Al2Si6O18(OH)2·2H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
5.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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