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Zussmanite

Phyllosilicate

Zussmanite (K(Fe2+,Mg,Mn)13(OH)14) is a hydrated iron-rich silicate mineral. Zussmanite occurs as pale green crystals with perfect cleavage.

Identification

Color of mineral

Green

The streak

White

Density ( specific gravity )

1.643
1.623

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous
Resinous
Greasy

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Trigonal