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VIII - Phyllosilicates (Mica Group)
Crystal habit of Phlogopite

Name   Phlogopite
Chemistry   KMg3[(OH,F)2|AlSi3O10]
Hardness   2.5
Lustre   pearly - metallic
Colour   red brown, brown, red, yellowish, greenish
Streak   white
Density [g/cm3]   2.7 - 2.9
Crystal habit   monoclinic, crystals tabular, pseudohexagonal
Cleavage, Fracture   [001] perfect
other characteristics and occurrences   in metamorphic rocks with high Mg-content

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