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Hydromagnesite

#53741

Hydromagnesite

#53741
Availability
Sold
Size
9 x 6 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2·4H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
near Aurora mine, San Benito Co., California, United States
Tagged
carbonate

Snow white rounded crystal groups to 3mm across.

Hydromagnesite

Formula
Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2·4H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Acicular, Encrustations 
Cleavage
Perfect, Distinct, None 
Luster
Silky 
Color
colorless, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Fred DeVito Collection

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