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Phenakite

#20158

Phenakite

#20158
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 4.5 x 1 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Be2SiO4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Mt. Wheeler Mine, White Pine Co., Nevada, United States
Tagged
beryllium

White stubby crystals to 3mm.

Phenakite

Formula
Be2SiO4 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Fibrous, Granular 
Cleavage
Distinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, wine yellow, yellow, pink, pinkish red 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Rhombohedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
7.5-8 

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