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Pabstite

#DC37138

Pabstite

#DC37138
Availability
Sold
Size
2.5 x 2 x 1.5 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
BaSnSi3O9 (RRUFF)
Locality
Kalkar quarry, Santa Cruz Co., California, United States

Nearly impossible to get on the market...although there is probably more out there. Pabstite is hard to ID without the aid of the UV light as it glows bright blue under short wave. Once located in the matrix with UV, the crystals can be distinguished. In this specimen they are white to colorless and platy to maybe 1-3mm. The quarry is nonexistent I believe.

Type Locality

Pabstite

Formula
BaSnSi3O9 
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Anhedral Grains 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Hexagonal - Ditrigonal Dipyramidal 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Cooke Collection
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