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Lepidolite

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Lepidolite

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Description
Locality: 
Karibib District, Erongo Region, Namibia
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
1.3 × 6 × 5.3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.30cm
Weight: 
89.00gr
Description

"Book" of slightly purplish lepidolite. It is not dark like in the pictures, just silvery purple. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Lepidolite

Synonym Of: 

Mica Group

Formula: 
KLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2 to K(Li1.5Al1.5)(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
Group Parent: 
Mica
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.5
Colour: 
Pink, light purple, light rose red
Streak: 
White
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