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Oosterboschite

Selenide mineral

Oosterboschite is a rare selenide mineral with the formula (Pd It crystallises in the orthorhombic crystal system. It has a creamy yellow colour and a Moh's hardness It is often found as grains with no clear shape. The crystals are opaque and often no bigger than 0.4 mm.

Identification

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

5

Luster ( interacts light )

Metallic

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Orthorhombic