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Bromellite

Oxide mineral

Bromellite, whose name derives from the Swedish chemist Magnus von Bromell, found in complex pegmatitic deposits, but is more frequently made synthetically. This is a rare mineral to encounter in its natural state, but it has been made synthetically for over 40 years.

Identification

Color of mineral

White

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

9

Density ( specific gravity )

1.719

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Hexagonal