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VIII - Nesosilicates

Name   Mullite
Chemistry   Al9Si3O19(½O,F)
Hardness   6 - 7
Lustre   vitreous
Colour   colourless, violet, yellow, white or light pink
Streak   white 
Density [g/cm3]   3.0 - 3.1
Crystal habit   orthorhombic, crystals prismatic
Cleavage, Fracture   [010] good
other characteristics and occurrences   formation by remelted clay minerals

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