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Tuperssuatsiaite

Phyllosilicate

Tuperssuatsiaite is a rare clay mineral found in Greenland. It is a hydrated (sheet silicate) of sodium.

Identification

Color of mineral

Red
Brown

The streak

Yellow

Density ( specific gravity )

1.539
1.56
1.595

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Monoclinic