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Bikitaite

#PD35364

Bikitaite

#PD35364
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 2 x 1.5 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
LiAlSi2O6·H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Bikita Pegmatite, Masvingo dist., Zimbabwe

Colorless long bladed crystals flat on matrix to about 5mm. Bikitaite is a very rare lithium silicate found at only three localities worldwide - all pegmatites.

Type Locality

Bikitaite

Formula
LiAlSi2O6·H2
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Aggregates 
Cleavage
Perfect, Good, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pedial 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
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