Mineral Specimen #4400 Bazirite, Titantaramellite, Celsian
Esquire No. 8 claim, Big Creek, Rush Creek deposit, Fresno Co., California
3.4 x 3.8 x 2 cm
Ex. Steve Pullman, Ex David Shannon
BaZr(Si3O9), Ba4(Ti,Fe3+,Fe2+,Mg)4(B2Si8O27)O2Clx and Ba(Al2Si2O8)
Small blebs of white colored crystalline Bazirite are intermixed with similar colored Celsian. The only way to detect the Bazirite is with a SW UV light under which the mineral fluoresces a bright blue. Also present is dark colored Titantaramellite. On the back of the label, there are notes indicating Steve had obtained the specimen from Dave Shannon in November of 1988.
Condition: Composed of massive material.
Flaws: Nothing Appreciable
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From California and Nevada | Cyclosilicates | Rare Minerals | Minerals Priced Between 25 and 49 Dollars