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Nesquehonite

Nesquehonite

Formula
MgCO3ยท3H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Radial, Prismatic 
Cleavage
Perfect, Imperfect, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Dull 
Color
colorless, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Splintery 
Hardness
2.5 
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Nesquehonite from Nesquehoning, Lansford, Carbon Co., Pennsylvania, United States

Nesquehonite
            from Nesquehoning, Lansford, Carbon Co., Pennsylvania, United States
Special Info
Type Locality

An old Ward's specimen....very good long prismatic crystals to 2.5mm. See prov. tab for old labels. Type locality!

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