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Raspite

Oxide mineral

Raspite is a mineral, a lead; with the formula 4. It forms yellow to yellowish brown monoclinic It is the low temperature monoclinic dimorph stolzite

It was discovered in 1897 at Broken Hill , New South Wales , it was named for Charles Rasp (1846–1907), German-Australian prospector, discoverer of the Broken Hill ore deposit.

Identification

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

2.5
3

Luster ( interacts light )

Adamantine

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Monoclinic