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Amesite

#BAC61419

Amesite

#BAC61419
Availability
Sold
Size
3.5 x 2.5 x 2.4 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Mg2Al(SiAl)O5(OH)4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Saranovskii mine, Urals Region, Russia

Eye-pleasing purple Amesite, is a phyllosilicate with basal cleavage. It seems to be color changing depending on the source light. The digital camera really brought out the purple.

Amesite

Formula
Mg2Al(SiAl)O5(OH)4 
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Micaceous, Foliated, Pseudo Hexagonal 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Pearly 
Color
white, light green 
Streak
pale green 
Class
Triclinic - Pedial 
Hardness
2.5-3 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
William & Anne Cook Collection
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