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Axinite-(Fe)

#PD34731

Axinite-(Fe)

#PD34731
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 8 x 5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Ca4Fe2+2Al4[B2Si8O30](OH)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Colebrook Hill mine, Rosebery dist., Tasmania, Australia

Thin purple Axinite-Fe crystals to 8mm with light green needles of Actinolite on a solid piece of Axinite-Actinolite matrix.

Axinite-(Fe)

Formula
Ca4Fe2+2Al4[B2Si8O30](OH)2 
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Granular, Lamellar 
Cleavage
Distinct, Poor, Poor 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
brown, purplish blue, gray, greenish yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
6.5-7 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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