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| Chemical composition || NaCa<sub>2</sub>Si<sub>3</sub>O<sub>8</sub>(OH)
 
| Chemical composition || NaCa<sub>2</sub>Si<sub>3</sub>O<sub>8</sub>(OH)
 
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| Crystal system || triclinic
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| Crystal system || Triclinic
 
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| Habit || aggregate
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| Habit || Aggregate
 
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| Hardness || 5
 
| Hardness || 5
 
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| Optic nature || biaxial +
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| Optic nature || Biaxial +
 
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| Refractive index || 1.59 - 1.63
 
| Refractive index || 1.59 - 1.63
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| Birefringence || 0.028-0.038
 
| Birefringence || 0.028-0.038
 
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| Dispersion | very weak
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| Dispersion || Very weak
 
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| Specific gravity || 2.62 - 2.87
 
| Specific gravity || 2.62 - 2.87
 
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| Lustre || silky
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| Lustre || Silky
 
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| Fluorescence || yellow or orange (SW-UV)
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| Fluorescence || Yellow or orange (SW-UV)
 
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Latest revision as of 17:07, 23 December 2006

Larimar
Chemical composition NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Crystal system Triclinic
Habit Aggregate
Hardness 5
Optic nature Biaxial +
Refractive index 1.59 - 1.63
Birefringence 0.028-0.038
Dispersion Very weak
Specific gravity 2.62 - 2.87
Lustre Silky
Fluorescence Yellow or orange (SW-UV)