Minerals identify

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Ussingite

Phyllosilicate mineral

Ussingite is a silicate mineral with formula Na2AlSi3O8(OH).

It was named for Niels Viggo Ussing (1864–1911), Copenhagen.

Identification

Color of mineral

Violet
Red
Purple

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

6
7

The streak

White

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Triclinic