• anhydrite - gemstone cleavage

    Anhydrite (Angelite) – Natural, Specimen, White

    A very fragile gemstone, anhydrite has perfect cleavage in one crystallographic direction and good (or imperfect) cleavage in another. Anhydrite blades on calcite specimen, © Rob Lavinsky, www.iRocks.com. Used with permission.

    Article: What is Gemstone Cleavage?

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    GemstoneAnhydrite (Angelite)
    Natural or man madeNatural
    Gem StateSpecimen