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BCR324 Canadian Mica

BCR324 Canadian Mica

$22.00

  • This is an exceptional quality select Canadian Mica for a cutting or carving project.
  • Due to the high level of Quartz it makes it hard enough to work with.
  • A great rock for cutting and any lapidary project.
  • These particular specimens  measures 9 1/2″ x 4″ x 3″ and weighs nearly 6 1/2 pounds.

MOHS hardness scale of  6.5 – 7

In stock

Description

The Mica group of silicate minerals included several closely related materials with nearly perfect basal cleavage. That most prominent characteristic is explained by the hexagonal arrangement of it’s atoms. It’s name is derived from the Latin word Mica and likely influenced by Micare, to shine or glitter. Mica is invaluable in the electrical industry because of it’s unique physical, chemical and thermal properties, low power loss factor, dielectric constant and dielectric strength.

Additional information

Weight6.5 lbs
Dimensions9.5 × 4 × 3 in

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