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Comments: Rosette of polylithionite crystals.
Location: Mt. St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada.
Scale: 2.5 x 2.3 cm.
© John Veevaert
Polylithionite: KLi2AlSi4O10(F,OH)2 Shibkovite: K(Ca,Mn,Na)2(K2-x,[ ]x)2ZnSi12O30 (x~0.8)
Comments: Clear crystalline shibkovite aggregates with peach colored translucent polylithionite.
Location: Dara-Pioz, Tien-Shan, Tadzhikistan.
Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species