Bikolite

Bikolite is a name given to Tektites from the Bikol area of the Philippines.
General Information
A variety or type of:Tektite
Physical Properties of Bikolite
Mohs Hardness5.5
Herve Nicolas Lazzarelli, Blue Chart Gem Identification (2010)
Specific Gravity2.34 to 2.51
Herve Nicolas Lazzarelli, Blue Chart Gem Identification (2010)
Optical Properties of Bikolite
Refractive Index1.490 to 1.520
Herve Nicolas Lazzarelli, Blue Chart Gem Identification (2010)
Crystallography of Bikolite
Crystal SystemAmorphous
Herve Nicolas Lazzarelli, Blue Chart Gem Identification (2010)
Further Information
Mineral information:Bikolite information at mindat.org
Significant Gem Localities
Philippines
 
  • Luzon
    • Bicol Region
      • Camarines Norte Province
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