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Carpathite

Organic mineral

Carpathite is a very rare hydrocarbon mineral, consisting of exceptionally pure coronene (C24H12), a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon and the mineral was improperly renamed pendletonite.

Identification

Color of mineral

Yellow
Brown

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

1.5

The streak

White

Density ( specific gravity )

1.76
1.977
2.05

Luster ( interacts light )

Adamantine
Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Monoclinic

Fluorescent

Fluorescent