Dims: 1.2 x 0.8 x 0.5" (3.0 x 2.0 x 1.3 cm)
Wt: 19.4 g
This specimen consists of a small, misshapen piece of Bytownite. Apart from a few small chips along one edge, the piece shows no fresh damage. Nor does it show any definite crystal form, though the remains of one or two crystal faces may be present- most edges and faces are rough and uneven, and have undergone some wear. There is one flat face, however, that was most likely caused by cleavage along its one perfect cleavage plane- the face is quite clean, and there is evidence that sheets of the material could be cleaved rather easily off of this face. The Bytownite has a dull, pale yellow color and a dull pearly-to-waxy luster, and appears to be transparent and quite clear, though a few internal fractures are visible.