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Elbaite var. rubellite

#57064

Elbaite var. rubellite

#57064
Availability
Available
Price
$40.00
Size
4 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Na(Al1.5Li1.5)Al6(BO3)3Si6O18(OH)4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Haapaluoma pegmatite, Peräseinäjoki, Vaasa, Länsi-Suomen Lääni, Finland

Red crystals to 1.2cm in Quartz.

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 

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