Hydrothermal Lab Created Bixbite Rough

Grading Description

A 1 crack or inclusion within 20 mm of crystal length
B 1-2 cracks, inclusions or simple fractures within 20 mm of crystal length
C 2-3 cracks, inclusions, simple or conchoidal fractures within 20 mm of crystal length
Red Created Bixbite Rough


  • Chemical composition: Be3Al2Si6O18
  • Minor chemical elements (wt.%): MnO 0.15-0.26, FeO 1.52-1.89
  • Crystal system: hexagonal
  • Space group: P6/mcc
  • Color: red
  • Density (g/cm3): 2.72-2.73
  • Cleavage: absent
  • Mohs hardness: 8
  • Fracture: uneven to conchoidal
  • Brittleness: brittle
  • Index of refraction: 1.570-1.565
  • Optical character: uniaxial, negative
  • Birefringence: 0.005

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