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Pentagonite

#PD33946
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Pentagonite from Wagholi, near Pune, Maharashtra, India - PD33946
Pentagonite from Wagholi, near Pune, Maharashtra, India - PD33946

Pentagonite

#PD33946
Availability
Sold
Size
2.5 x 1.5 x 1 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
CaV4+OSi4O10·4H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Wagholi, near Pune, Maharashtra, India

Nice bladed, lath-like crystals to 1mm in basalt vug. Confirmed by XRD.

XRD Confirmed

Pentagonite

Formula
CaV4+OSi4O10·4H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Twinning Common, Rosette 
Cleavage
Good, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
greenish blue 
Streak
bluish white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Pyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
3-4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
Special Info
XRD Confirmed

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