Minerals identify

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Natrophilite

Phosphate mineral

Natrophilite is a mineral with the chemical formula 4. In a pure form it has a yellow coloration. Its crystals are orthorhombic to dipyramidal. It is transparent. It is not radioactive. Natrophilite is rated 4.5 to 5 on the Mohs Scale.

Identification

Color of mineral

Yellow

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous
Greasy

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Orthorhombic