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 Nova Scotia Minerals: Anhydritespacer

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ANHYDRITE

CaSO4
Calcium Sulfate


Location
UTM (NAD27)
Zone 20
 Northing 0000000
 Easting 000000
Details:
 Description
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 Cleavage: perfect in two directions, good in third

 Colour: colorless, white, bluish white, violet white, or dark gray

 Fracture: conchoidal

 Hardness: 3.5

 Luster: vitreous to pearly

 Streak: white

 Possible Useage: some cement, sulfate for sulfuric acid

 More Info: Mineral Gallery, Mineralogy Database