Minerals identify

Know how to recognize them

Crocoite

Chromate mineral

Crocoite is a mineral consisting of lead chromate , Pb 4, and crystallizing in the monoclinic crystal system. It is identical in composition with the artificial product chrome yellow used as a paint pigment.

Identification

Color of mineral

Orange
Red
Yellow

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

2.5

The streak

Orange

Density ( specific gravity )

2.29

Luster ( interacts light )

Adamantine
Vitreous
Resinous
Waxy

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Monoclinic