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16.10.04: Moonstone

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    Moonstone
    Chemical composition K-feldspar
    Crystal system Monoclinic
    Habit Prismatic
    Cleavage Distinct to perfect
    Fracture Conchoidal
    Hardness 6
    Optic nature Biaxial -
    Refractive index ± 1.52
    Specific gravity 2.56
    Lustre Vitreous
    Moonstone image gallery

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