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VIII - Cyclosilicates
Crystal habit of Milarite Milarite

Name   Milarite
Chemistry   K2Ca4Al2Be4[Si24O60]·H2O
Hardness   6
Lustre   vitreous
Colour   colourless, white, greenish white, yellowish white
Streak   white 
Density [g/cm3]   2.5
Crystal habit   hexagonal, crystals prismatic with pinacoidal termination
Cleavage, Fracture   [0001], [1120] imperfect, fracture conchoidal
other characteristics and occurrences   hydrothermal formation in alpine veins

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