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Arctite

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Arctite (Na 4)3F ) is a colourless mineral found in the Kola Peninsula It has a Mohs hardness of 5 and has a specific gravity of 3.13. Arctite is transparent with a vitreous lustre. Arctite has a perfect cleavage and a trigonal crystal system It is also a naturally occurring antiperovskite

Common associates of arctite include aegirine , natisite and thenardite

Identification

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Crystalsystem.