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Crystal habit Hydroboracite Hydroboracite

Name   Hydroboracite
Chemistry   MgCa[B3O4(OH)3]2·3H2O
Hardness   2
Lustre   vitreous - silky
Colour   colourless, white, brown
Streak   white 
Density [g/cm3]   2.17
Crystal habit   monoclinic, crystals fibrous or radiating
Cleavage, Fracture   cleavage perfect, fracture uneven
other characteristics and occurrences   in aride areas

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