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Roger Weller, geology instructor

wellerr@cochise.edu     copyright 2010-R.Weller 

lepidolite mica-2
Pala, California
Lepidolite is K2Li3Al4Si7O21(OH,F)3
Lepidolite acquired its name because it usually occurs as small mica scales
(lepid=scale).  This specimen also contains some crystals of pink tourmaline (rubellite).


mica                                                                                                                                                 26a
Photo is copyright free for non-commercial educational uses.
Just credit photo to R.Weller/Cochise College.