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Leucite #1 XPL

Leucite thin section

From Greek for white, in reference to its color. Formula: KAl(Si2O6) System: Tetragonal Color: White, grey Lustre: Vitreous Hardness: 5½–6 Density: 2.45–2.5 GET 360° LIVE INTERACTION Relief: Low negative Habit/Form: Leucite commonly occurs...