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Lepidolite

#35295

Lepidolite

#35295
Availability
Sold
Size
3.5 x 3.5 x 3 cm - Miniature 
Formula
K(Li,Al)3(Si,Al)4O10(F,OH)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Maxixe mine, Taquaral, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Purple Lepidolite ball otherwise known as "ball-peen" lepidolite.

Lepidolite

Formula
K(Li,Al)3(Si,Al)4O10(F,OH)2 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Platy, Foliated, Massive 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
colorless, gray white, lilac, yellowish, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
2.5-3 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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