Minerals identify

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Larimar

Inosilicate

Larimar is a rare blue variety of the silicate mineral pectolite found only in the Dominican Republic. Its coloration varies from white, light-blue, green-blue to deep blue.

Identification

Color of mineral

Blue
Green
Purple

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

4.5

Density ( specific gravity )

1.594
1.603
1.631

Luster ( interacts light )

Silky
Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Triclinic