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Bigcreekite

#REW60030

Bigcreekite

#REW60030
Availability
Available
Price
$30.00
Size
0.7 x 0.5 x 0.4 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
BaSi2O5·4H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Esquire #7 claim, Big Creek, Fresno Co., California, United States
Tagged
Ba Silicates , barium

This is a small specimen but contains excellent crystallized Bigcreekite in a "veinlet" about 1mm. The Bigcreekite is colorless and striated.

Bigcreekite is only found in California. 

This specimen as well as most of the others in the Special Edition was identified by the expert on the barium-silicates, the late Robert Walstrom.

Type Locality

Bigcreekite

Formula
BaSi2O5·4H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Subhedral Crystals 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
colorless, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
2-3 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Robert J. Waidler Collection
Special Info
Type Locality

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