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 Nova Scotia Minerals: Smectitespacer

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SMECTITE

Lithium Magnesium Sodium Silicate


Location
UTM (NAD27)
Zone 20
 Northing 0000000
 Easting 000000
Details:
 Description
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 Cleavage: cleavage type

 Colour: possible and observed colours

 Fracture: Known fracture

 Hardness: value

 Luster: known

 Streak: known

 Possible Useage: Smectite clays, both natural and synthetic, are commonly used as suspending and thickening agents in bleach cleaners.

 More Info: Mineral Gallery, Mineralogy Database

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