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IV - Oxides
Crystal habit of Thorianite

Name   Thorianite
Chemistry   ThO2
Hardness   6
Lustre   metallic
Colour   black, dark grey, brownish black, green, green black
Streak   black 
Density [g/cm3]   9.7 - 9.8
Crystal habit   isometric
Cleavage, Fracture   [100], [010], [001] imperfect
other characteristics and occurrences   im pegmatites and alluvial deposits, important thorium and uranium ore

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