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Elbaite with Microlite on Lepidolite

#PD54932

Elbaite with Microlite on Lepidolite

#PD54932
Availability
Sold
Size
7.7 x 6.5 x 4.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Na(Al1.5Li1.5)Al6(BO3)3Si6O18(OH)4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Virgem da Lapa, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite crystals to 1.5 cm accent this Lepidolite with a good sprinkling of Microlite crystals to 2 mm, make this a great specimen to examine.

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
Don Phillips Collection
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