Roger Weller, geology instructor
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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).
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