Bikitaite and Fluorapatite


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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 plate is rich with crystals to 2cm which are over-laced with elongated barrel shaped root beer colored fluorapatites, many of which are gemmy. Typical LW reactivity (bright orange). This is the finest combination plate of these two minerals we have.

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

Composition:   lithium tectosilicate and calcium fluorophosphate

Dimensions: 14.5 × 10.5 × 5.8 cm
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Dimensions: 14.5 × 10.5 × 5.8 cm