White alabite and Green Muscovite : Minerals, Properties, and Occurrence
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**Fragile Crystal, mica is naturally loose with this particular cluster**
Will receive this exact specimen, Origin : Brazil.
488 grams 4x4x3 inches
Muscovite, scientifically identified as a basic potassium aluminum silicate, boasts a monoclinic crystal structure. Its thin, tough, elastic, sheet-like crystals align parallel to its perfect, one-directional cleavage, forming aggregates known as “mica books.” With a Mohs hardness ranging from 2.0 to 2.5, muscovite exhibits a vitreous-to-pearly luster and a specific gravity between 2.7 and 3.0. This mineral, prevalent in numerous igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks, attains its finest crystal development in granite pegmatites.
Beyond the Physical: Muscovite's Metaphysical and Practical Significance
Metaphysical practitioners celebrate muscovite for its believed ability to aid problem-solving, stimulate quick-wittedness, and alleviate anger, stress, and self-doubt. Beyond its metaphysical properties, muscovite stands as a versatile mineral in various industries. Its low coefficients of friction and thermal expansion, inertness, and exceptional heat- and electrical-insulating properties make it highly sought after. This mineral, abundant in nature yet exquisite in its unique formations, serves as a testament to the intricate wonders of our planet.