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Kampfite

#38267

Kampfite

#38267
Availability
Sold
Size
1.5 x 1 x 0.5 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Ba12(Si11Al5)O31(CO3)8Cl5 (RRUFF)
Locality
Esquire #7 claim, Big Creek, Fresno Co., California, United States

Blue crystalline masses to 2mm in a small 1cm plus specimen. Kampfite is an extremely rare mineral at these deposits and worldwide.

Named in 2001 by the authors: Laurel Christine Basciano, Lee A. Groat, Andrew C. Roberts, Joel D. Grice, Gail E. Dunning, Eugene E. Foord, Ingrid M. Kjarsgaard, and Robert E. Walstrom in honor of Dr Anthony Robert Kampf, Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, for his many significant contributions to the study of new and rare minerals (Mindat).

Type Locality

Kampfite

Formula
Ba12(Si11Al5)O31(CO3)8Cl5 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Irregular Grains 
Cleavage
Good, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
light blue gray 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Domatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Uneven 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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