Bikitaite and Eosphorite


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Bikitaite is a rare zeolite occurring in only two known localities, as an alteration product of spodumene in lithium-rich pegmatite dikes. This thumbnail features a large blade of Bikitaite on which is perched many radial aggregates of acicular eosphorite.

Locality: Foote Lithium Company Mine, Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina

Composition:   lithium tectosilicate and manganese hydrous phosphate

Dimensions: 2.6 × 1.1 × .2 cm
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Dimensions: 2.6 × 1.1 × .2 cm