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Effenbergerite

#PD36092
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Effenbergerite from Wessels mine, Hotazel, Kalahari Mn fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa - PD36092

Effenbergerite

#PD36092
Availability
Sold
Size
Chip < 1cm 
Formula
BaCuSi4O10 (RRUFF)
Locality
Wessels mine, Hotazel, Kalahari Mn fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Tagged
copper

A small 3mm specimen with the blue Effenbergite. The specimen was analyzed with the old Debye-Scherrer technique which produced the pattern on film. This film is included with the specimen and shown in the prov. tab. Effenbergerite is found only at Wessels.

XRD Confirmed, Type & Only Locality

Effenbergerite

Formula
BaCuSi4O10 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Platy 
Cleavage
Perfect, Poor, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Resinous 
Color
blue 
Streak
pale blue 
Class
Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
4-5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
Special Info
XRD Confirmed
Special Info
Type & Only Locality

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