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Microlite in Lepidolite

#AH58855

Microlite in Lepidolite

#AH58855
Availability
Available
Price
$45.00
Size
8 x 6 x 5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
A2-mD2X6-w Z1-n (RRUFF)
Locality
Harding mine, Taos Co., New Mexico, United States

Dense, fine granular purple Lepidolite with small 2-3mm Microlite crystals.

Microlite

Formula
(Na,Ca)2Ta2O6(O,OH,F) 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Disseminated, Pseudo Octohedral 
Cleavage
Indistinct, Indistinct, Indistinct 
Luster
Vitreous - Resinous 
Color
yellowish brown, reddish brown, greenish brown, green, gray 
Streak
light yellow 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Sub Conchoidal 
Hardness
5-5.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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