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Indialite

#57781

Indialite

#57781
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 2.5 x 2 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Mg2Al4Si5O18 (RRUFF)
Locality
Nickenicher Weinberg, Nickenich, Mayen-Koblenz dist., Eifel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

Lots of light blue hexagonal crystals to about 0.75mm throughout spongy matrix. The crystals are very nice. Please see Mindat photo galleries for good photos which are much like these crystals.

Indialite

Formula
Mg2Al4Si5O18 
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Hexagonal, Prismatic 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, pale mauve 
Streak
white 
Class
Hexagonal - Dihexagonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
7-7.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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