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Crystal habit of Sylvite Sylvite

Name   Sylvite
Chemistry   KCl
Hardness   2
Lustre   vitreous
Colour   lead grey, grey or white
Streak   black 
Density [g/cm3]   2.0
Crystal habit   isometric, crystals [100], [111]
Cleavage, Fracture   [0100] perfect
other characteristics and occurrences   massive, granular, has a bitter salty taste

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