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Axinite-(Fe) with Johannsenite & Quartz

#AH55921

Axinite-(Fe) with Johannsenite & Quartz

#AH55921
Availability
Sold
Size
3.5 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Ca4Fe2+2Al4[B2Si8O30](OH)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Iron Cap mine, Graham Co., Arizona, United States

A real sweet piece with several sharp brown to green Axinite crystals to about 4mm. In association are tufts of Johannsenite annd Quartz to 1.5cm.

Axinite-(Fe)

Formula
Ca4Fe2+2Al4[B2Si8O30](OH)2 
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Granular, Lamellar 
Cleavage
Distinct, Poor, Poor 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
brown, purplish blue, gray, greenish yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
6.5-7 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

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