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Polylithionite, Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint Hilaire, Quebec

From the Greek “Poly” for many or much, and in allusion to its composition with a high Lithium content. A phyllosilicate mineral composed of potassium lithium aluminum silicate fluoride. Fluoresces in short UV to yellow-lemon. Forms thin loosely stacked hexagonal sheets. Bluish, colorless, violet, greenish, pearl white.

here is an unusually nice miniature group of Polylithionite crystals. Some 35 mm tall and beautifully terminated.

Price: $90.00

For detailed description of Polylithionite please read Polylithionite KLi2AlSi4O10(F,OH)2 – RRuff

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