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Shortite

#50985

Shortite

#50985
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 5 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Na2Ca2(CO3)3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Westvaco mine, Sweet Water Co., Wyoming, United States
Tagged
carbonate

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

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

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Albert Kidwell collection
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