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Poudretteite

Cyclosilicate

Poudretteite is an extremely rare mineral and gemstone that was first discovered as minute crystals in Mont St. Hilaire , Canada The mineral was named for the Poudrette family because they operated a quarry in the Mont St. Hilaire area where poudretteite was originally found, and the quarry is currently owned by the United Kingdom

Identification

Color of mineral

Pink

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

5

Density ( specific gravity )

1.511

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Hexagonal