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Bazirite in Celsian

#REW63618

Bazirite in Celsian

#REW63618
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
BaZrSi3O9 (RRUFF)
Locality
Esquire #8 claim, Big Creek, Fresno Co., California, United States
Tagged
Ba Silicates , barium

With a good shortwave fluorescent light the Bazirite is easily seen as shown in the photos. They are nearly impossible to detect even under the microscope with white light. The Bazirite in the specimen is intensely fluorescent and rich in matrix.

Bazirite is named for its chemical composition of BArium and ZIRconium.

Fluorescent

Bazirite

Formula
BaZrSi3O9 
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless 
Streak
white 
Class
Hexagonal - Ditrigonal Dipyramidal 
Hardness
6-6.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Robert E. Walstrom collection
Special Info
Fluorescent
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