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Shortite

Shortite

Formula
Na2Ca2(CO3)3 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Tabular 
Cleavage
Distinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, light yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Pyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
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Shortite from Westvaco mine, Sweet Water Co., Wyoming, United States

Shortite
            from Westvaco mine, Sweet Water Co., Wyoming, United States

White to colorless blocky or pseudo-cubic crystals of Shortite to 4mm in shaley matrix.

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