Difference between revisions of "Template:Calcite"

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| Specific gravity || 2.69 - 2.71
 
| Specific gravity || 2.69 - 2.71
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| Optic nature || Uniaxial -
 
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| Refractive Index || 1.486 - 1.658
 
| Refractive Index || 1.486 - 1.658
 
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| Birefringence || 0.172 - 0.19 Uniaxial negative
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| Birefringence || 0.172 - 0.19
 
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| Lustre || Vitreous
 
| Lustre || Vitreous
 
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Latest revision as of 01:13, 22 December 2007

Calcite
Chemical composition CaCO3
Crystal system Hexagonal(Trigonal)
Habit Massive
Hardness 3
Specific gravity 2.69 - 2.71
Optic nature Uniaxial -
Refractive Index 1.486 - 1.658
Birefringence 0.172 - 0.19
Lustre Vitreous