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Weloganite

Carbonate mineral

Weloganite is a rare carbonate mineral with formula: Na O. It was discovered by Canadian government mineralogist Ann P. Sabina in 1967 and named for Canadian Sir William Edmond Logan (1798–1875). It was first discovered in Francon Quarry, Canada and has only been reported from a few localities worldwide.

Identification

Color of mineral

Yellow
White

Density ( specific gravity )

1.558
1.646
1.64

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Triclinic