This is a sign of beryl in the vincinity.
|Mineral class||Silicates : Phyllosilicates : Mica group.|
|Habitus||Tabular flat crystals with six sided to triangular cross section. Twinning may produce fivepointed stars sometimes. Commonly as foliated lamellar masses. Also as fine grained masses.|
|Cleavage||Perfect basally, uneven fracture.|
|Color||From colorless to white or gray, sometimes in yellow, green, brown, red or violet nuances.|
|Luster||Vitreous to pearly.|
|Description||It was mined once to be used as oven windows and insulators in electronics.|
|Occurance||A very common mineral. Often occuring in granites and pegmatites, but also in metamorphic rocks as schist and gneiss.|
|Notes|| The blades are flexible but breaks before they breaks.|
Other varities are :
|Locations|| A very common mineral that's been mined in a couple of localities.|
| To silicate index.
|| Mineral group index.
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