Minerals identify

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Mendipite

Halide mineral

Mendipite is a rare mineral that was named in 1939 for the locality where it is found, the Mendip Hills in Somerset, England. It is an oxyhalide

Identification

Color of mineral

White
Brown
Grey
Yellow
Pink
Red
Blue

Density ( specific gravity )

2.24
2.27
2.31

Luster ( interacts light )

Adamantine
Pearly
Resinous
Silky

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Orthorhombic