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Hemihedrite

Chromate mineral

Hemihedrite is a rare lead silicate mineral with formula Pb10Zn(CrO4)6(SiO4)2(F,OH)2. It forms a series with the copper analogue iranite

Identification

Color of mineral

Orange
Brown
Black

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

3

The streak

Yellow

Density ( specific gravity )

2.105
2.32
2.65

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Triclinic