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16.26: Charoite

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    4362
  • Charoite
    Chemical composition Complex potassium silicate
    Crystal system Monoclinic
    Hardness 7 - 7.5
    Optic nature Biaxial -
    Refractive index 1.545 - 1.560
    Specific gravity 2.66 - 2.68

    Figure \(\PageIndex{1}\): Charoite