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Axinite-(Fe)

#PD37323

Axinite-(Fe)

#PD37323
Availability
Sold
Size
6.5 x 5 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Ca4Fe2+2Al4[B2Si8O30](OH)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Roscommon Cliff, Trewellard, St. Just, Cornwall, England

Deep blrown, lustrous Axinite crystals to 1cm in a large group. Hard to take photos of Axinite, This is a nice specimen and especially nice Cornish piece. Ex. Steve Pullman with tag.

Axinite-(Fe)

Formula
Ca4Fe2+2Al4[B2Si8O30](OH)2 
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Granular, Lamellar 
Cleavage
Distinct, Poor, Poor 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
brown, purplish blue, gray, greenish yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
6.5-7 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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