Bikitaite and Fairfieldite


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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 small thumbnail features a distorted blade of Bikitaite on which is perched a few glassy clear Fairfieldites with yellow phantoms.

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

Composition:   lithium tectosilicate and Ca2Mn2+(PO4)2·2H2O

Dimensions: 2.1 × 1.2 × .2 cm
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Dimensions: 2.1 × 1.2 × .2 cm