Minerals identify

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Humite

Nesosilicates

Humite is a mineral ejected masses of Vesuvius. It was first described in 1813 and named for Abraham Hume

Identification

Color of mineral

White
Yellow
Orange
Brown

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

6

Density ( specific gravity )

1.607
1.619
1.639

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Orthorhombic