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Nesquehonite

#44766

Nesquehonite

#44766
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 3 x 1 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
MgCO3·3H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Nesquehoning, Lansford, Carbon Co., Pennsylvania, United States
Tagged
carbonate

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

Type Locality

Nesquehonite

Formula
MgCO3·3H2
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 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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Type Locality

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