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Spodumene Var Hiddenite

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Spodumene Var Hiddenite

Gem Crystal

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Description
Locality: 
Resplendor, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.4 × 1 × 0.7 cm
Description

Pretty good, single hiddenite crystal. Lighter colored, but more transparent in nature. Hard to get the contrast right.
 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Spodumene

Formula: 
LiAlSi2O6
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.30
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Colour: 
colorless, yellow
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Utö Mines, Utö, Södermanland, Sweden

Hiddenite

Variety Of: 

Spodumene

Formula: 
LiAlSi2O6
Strunz: 
9.DA.30
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
Green