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Barylite

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Barylite

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Description
Locality: 
Långban, Filipstad, Värmland County, Sweden
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.3 × 1.7 × 0.4 cm
Description

Colourless barylite crystals on tilasite. Crystals exhibit a waxy luster. Specimen has been etched. 

Rare mineral. 

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Barylite

Formula: 
Be2Ba(Si2O7)
Strunz: 
9.BB.15
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Långban, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden
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