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Bavenite is a secondary beryllium silicate present in the vacuoles granitic pegmatites, where it is formed by weathering of beryl. This specimen features one side with a fine coating and a face that hosts mounds of fine acicular tufts. Glued onto Styrofoam to prevent damage and housed in a 2.5″ plastic cube.
Locality: Foote Lithium Company Mine, Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina
Composition: calcium beryllium aluminosilicate