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Microlite

#61794

Microlite

#61794
Availability
Sold
Size
Micromount 
Formula
(Ca,Na)2Ta2(O,OH,F)7 (RRUFF)
Locality
Rutherford mines, Amelia Co., Virginia, United States
Tagged
pegmatite mineral

For the species, this Microlite crystal is large and measures 1.4 x 1.5cm. An excellent octahedral crystal nicely mounted and as seen in the photos can easily be removed out of the  micromount box for photographing and study.

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.

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