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Kaňkite

Arsenate mineral

Kankite is a mineral 3+As 2O). Kankite is named for the locality that yielded first specimens Kaňk , Czech Republic Kankite forms in old (1200- to 1400-year-old) mine dumps. It is yellowish-green on fresh exposure, with a paler greenish yellow on exposure to air.

Identification

Color of mineral

Yellow
Green

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

2

The streak

Yellow

Density ( specific gravity )

1.664
1.68

Luster ( interacts light )

Dull
Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Monoclinic