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 Nova Scotia Minerals: Magnesitespacer

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MAGNESITE

MgCO3
Magnesium Carbonate
(also known as Bitter Spar)


Location
UTM (NAD27)
Zone 20
 Northing 0000000
 Easting 000000
Details:
 Description
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 Cleavage: perfect in three directions forming rhombohedrons

 Colour: white or gray, also tinted yellow or brown

 Fracture: conchoidal to uneven

 Hardness: 4 - 4.5

 Luster: vitreous

 Streak: white

 Possible Useage: magnesium ore

 More Info: Mineral Gallery, Mineralogy Database

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