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Hauyne

Tectosilicate group

Hauyne, haüyne (/ɑːˈwiːn/ ), hauynite or haüynite is a tectosilicate formula Na 3Ca(Si 3Al 3)O 12(SO 4). As much as 5 wt % K 2O may be present, and also H 2O and Cl and a member of the sodalite Hauyne was first described in 1807 from samples discovered in Vesuvian lavas in Monte Somma and was named in 1807 by Brunn-Neergard for the French crystallographer René Just Haüy

Identification

Color of mineral

Blue
White
Grey
Yellow
Green
Pink

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

5

The streak

White
Blue

Density ( specific gravity )

1.494

Luster ( interacts light )

Greasy
Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Isometric