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Warwickite

Borate mineral

Warwickite is an iron borate mineral)3Ti O3)2 or Mg(Ti,Fe3+, Al )(BO3)O. It occurs as brown to black prismatic orthorhombic crystals which are vitreous and transparent. It has a Mohs hardness of 3.36.

Identification

Color of mineral

Brown
Grey
Black

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

3
4

The streak

Black

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous
Pearly
Metallic
Dull

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Orthorhombic