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Leucosphenite with Hedenbergite

#PD34299

Leucosphenite with Hedenbergite

#PD34299
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 3 x 2 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Na4BaTi2B2Si10O30 (RRUFF)
Locality
Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada

Yellowish-green blocky crystals of Leucosphenite to 3mm with needles of Aegirine partially covering a cluster of slender Hedenbergite crystals to 3cm.

Leucosphenite

Formula
Na4BaTi2B2Si10O30 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Wedge shaped, Pseudo Hexagonal, Striated 
Cleavage
Perfect, Fair, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, lemon yellow, brown, pale blue 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
6-6.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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