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Babingtonite

#PD37083

Babingtonite

#PD37083
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 3.5 x 3 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Ca2Fe2+Fe3+Si5O14(OH) (RRUFF)
Locality
Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway

Dark green to black stubby prismatic crystals just like the original descriptions. Excellent specimen form the type locality discovered in 1824. Carlton Davis specimen with tag. Two sides are sawed.

Babingtonite

Formula
Ca2Fe2+Fe3+Si5O14(OH) 
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Druse, Radial 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
brownish black, greenish black, black 
Streak
brown 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
5.5-6 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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