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Humite

Humite

Formula
Mg7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Cleavage
Poor, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
brown, yellow, white, dark orange 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal - Uneven 
Hardness
6-6.5 
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Humite from Luc Yen, Yenbai prov., Vietnam

Humite
            from Luc Yen, Yenbai prov., Vietnam

A single large 1.5cm orange crystal with another 6mm crystal in marble matrix with red Spinel.

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