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Hauyne

An is an extremely rare mineral and even rarer gemstone. Its bright blue color is common for this stone, but is can be found in white, gray, yellow, green and pink colors too. Hayne is a mineral component found in Lapis Lazuli. Specimnes have been found near volcanic areas, the finest pieces have been found in Germany.`

Colors

bright blue, white, gray, yellow, green and pink

  • Hauyne classification

    CommonName
    Hauyne
    Species
    Hauyne
    Variety
    Colors
    bright blue, white, gray, yellow, green and pink
    AlternateNames
    Hauynite
    GemstoneGroups
    Sodalite
    KeySeparations
    RI and appearance.
    ClassificationComments
    Hayne is usually an intense blue color and always comes in small sizes. Hayne gives lapis lapis lazuli its blue color.
  • Hauyne chemistry & crystallography

    ChemicalName
    sodium calcium aluminum silicate sulfur sulfate chloride
    ChemicalFormula
    (Na,Ca)4-8Al6Si6(O,S)24(SO4,Cl)1-2
    Synthesis
    CrystalSystem
    Cubic
    ChemistryClassification
    Silicate
    Nature
    Natural
    Crystallinity
    Crystalline
    ChemistryComments
    Silicate
  • Hauyne optical properties

    Transparency
    Transparent - Translucent
    Dispersion
    OpticalComments
    1.496-1.51
    RefractiveIndex
    Birefringence
    OpticCharacter
    NA
    OpticSign
    NA
    PolariscopeReaction
    Singly Refractive (SR)
    Fluorescence
    SWUV:
    LWUV:
    CCFReaction
    SWUV: Inert to weaker orangy red
    LWUV: Inert to weak orangy red
    Pleochroism
    None
  • Hauyne characteristic physical properties

    Hardness
    CharacteristicComments
    5.5 to 6
    Streak
    Conchoidal
    SpecificGravity
    Toughness
    Good
    Inclusions
    Luster
    Stability
    Fair
    Fracture
    2.4-2.5
    Cleavage
    None