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Babingtonite

#60846

Babingtonite

#60846
Availability
Sold
Size
2.5 x 2 x 2 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Ca2Fe2+Fe3+Si5O14(OH) (RRUFF)
Locality
Reading, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, United States

Tiny 1mm well-formed black crystals of Babingtonite with micro Epidote and adularia.

Babingtonite

Formula
Ca2Fe2+Fe3+Si5O14(OH) 
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Druse, Radial 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
brownish black, greenish black, black 
Streak
brown 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
5.5-6 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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