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! colspan=2 | Bixbite
 
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| Chemical composition || Aluminium Beryllium Silicate Al<sub>2</sub>Be<sub>3</sub>(Si<sub>6</sub>O<sub>18</sub>)
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| Chemical composition || Be<sub>3</sub>Al<sub>2</sub>(SiO<sub>3</sub>)<sub>6</sub> Beryllium aluminum silicate
 
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| Crystal system || [[Crystals_&_Their_Structure#Hexagonal_Crystal_System | Hexagonal]]
 
| Crystal system || [[Crystals_&_Their_Structure#Hexagonal_Crystal_System | Hexagonal]]
 
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| Habit || edit me
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| Habit || Prismatic
 
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| Cleavage || edit me
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| Cleavage || Basal, poor
 
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| Fracture || edit me
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| Fracture || Conchoidal to uneven
 
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| Hardness || 7.5
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| Hardness || 7.5 - 8
 
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| Optic nature || edit me
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| Optic nature || Uniaxial -
 
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| Refraction index || 1.58 - 1.59
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| Refractive index || 1.561 - 1.577
 
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| Birefringence || edit me
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| Birefringence || 0.004 - 0.009
 
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| Dispersion || edit me
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| Dispersion || Low, 0.014
 
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| Specific gravity || 2.80
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| Specific gravity || 2.63 - 2.72
 
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| Lustre || Vitreous
 
| Lustre || Vitreous
 
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| Pleochroism || edit me
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| Pleochroism || Weak
 
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Latest revision as of 17:33, 19 January 2021

Bixbite
Chemical composition Be3Al2(SiO3)6 Beryllium aluminum silicate
Crystal system Hexagonal
Habit Prismatic
Cleavage Basal, poor
Fracture Conchoidal to uneven
Hardness 7.5 - 8
Optic nature Uniaxial -
Refractive index 1.561 - 1.577
Birefringence 0.004 - 0.009
Dispersion Low, 0.014
Specific gravity 2.63 - 2.72
Lustre Vitreous
Pleochroism Weak