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Mascagnite

Mascagnite

Formula
(NH4)2SO4 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Water Soluble, Stalactitic 
Cleavage
Good, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Dull 
Color
colorless, gray, grayish yellow, yellow, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Sectile 
Hardness
2-2.5 
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Mascagnite from Ravat, Yagnob River, Zeravshan Range, Tajikistan

Mascagnite
            from Ravat, Yagnob River, Zeravshan Range, Tajikistan

Columner white sulfate crystal growth much like chalcanthite.

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