Minerals identify

Know how to recognize them

Magnesite

Carbonate mineral

Magnesite is a mineral C 3 (magnesium carbonate , manganese may occur as admixtures, but only in small amounts.

Identification

Color of mineral

White
Yellow
Brown
Pink

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

3.5

The streak

White

Density ( specific gravity )

1.508
1.7

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Trigonal