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Mckelveyite-(Y)

Carbonate mineral

Mckelveyite-(Y) is a hydrated sodium , yttrium –containing carbonate mineral

Identification

Color of mineral

Yellow
Grey
Green
Red
Brown
Black

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

3.5

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous
Greasy
Dull

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Triclinic

Radioactive

Radioactive