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Avogadrite

Halide mineral

Avogadrite ((K,Cs)BF4) is a potassium tetrafluoroborate in the halide class. Avogadrite crystallizes in the orthorhombic system (space group Pnma) with cell parameters a 8.66 Å, b 5.48 Å and c Å 7.03.

Identification

Color of mineral

White
Red
Yellow

Density ( specific gravity )

1.3239
1.3245
1.3247

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous
Greasy

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Orthorhombic