Minerals identify

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Hanksite

Sulfate mineral

Hanksite is a sulfate mineral , distinguished as one of only a handful that contain both carbonate ion (SO4.

Identification

Color of mineral

Yellow
Grey
Green

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

3

Density ( specific gravity )

1.481
1.461

Luster ( interacts light )

Dull
Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Hexagonal