Mineral Name

Halite

Chemical Formula

NaCl

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Color

colorless or white

Class

Article

Luster

vitreous (glassy)

Diaphaneity

transparent

Hardness

2-2.5

Cleavage

3 directions: {001} perfect

Fracture

conchoidal

Density

2.17

Crystal Shape

found in cubic forms, found in crystals or masses, showing cubic cleavage

Crystal System

Isometric

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