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Dypingite

Carbonate mineral

Dypingite is a hydrated magnesium carbonate mineral with the formula: Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2·5H2O. Its type locality is the Dypingdal serpentine, Norway.

Identification

Color of mineral

White

Density ( specific gravity )

1.508
1.51
1.516

Luster ( interacts light )

Pearly

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Monoclinic

Fluorescent

Fluorescent