Minerals identify

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Huemulite

Oxide mineral

Huemulite is a mineral with formula Na4Mg(V10O28)·24H2O that is yellow to orange in color. It was first discovered in Argentina in 1959 and described in 1966. The mineral is named for the Huemul mine in which it was discovered.

Identification

Color of mineral

Yellow
Orange

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

2.5

Density ( specific gravity )

1.679
1.734
1.742

Luster ( interacts light )

Dull

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Triclinic