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Howlite

Inoborates

Howlite, a calcium borosilicate hydroxide (Ca 5Si )5), is a borate mineral

Identification

Color of mineral

White

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

3.5

The streak

White

Density ( specific gravity )

1.583
1.596
1.6

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Monoclinic