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Biotite. By: Sammy Melcer and Heberth Haas. Characteristics. Color: : black, brown, or yellow Pearly luster Transparency: transparent to translucent Perfect cleavage Hardness: 2.5 Streak: white Density: 2.9-3.4 Class: Silicates. Chemistry. Potassium Iron Magnesium Aluminum

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biotite

Biotite

By: Sammy Melcer and Heberth Haas

characteristics
Characteristics
  • Color: : black, brown, or yellow
  • Pearly luster
  • Transparency: transparent to translucent
  • Perfect cleavage
  • Hardness: 2.5
  • Streak: white
  • Density: 2.9-3.4
  • Class: Silicates
chemistry
Chemistry
  • Potassium
  • Iron
  • Magnesium
  • Aluminum
  • Silicate
  • Hydroxide
  • Fluoride
where it is found
Where it is Found
  • Evje, Norway
  • Bessnes, France
  • Uluguru mountains in Tanzania
  • Ontario, Canada
  • Laacher See, Germany
  • It is not found in the United States
mining and process
Mining and Process
  • It is mined through quarrying or underground mining depending on how deep it is
value
Value
  • The price of biotite is about $2.72 US dollars per gram
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Uses
  • Biotite has no uses known
  • It is probably just used as a decoration
gemstone vs mineral
Gemstone vs. Mineral
  • Gemstone: a mineral that is in a cut and polished form
  • Not all minerals are gemstones because they can’t be cut evenly or can’t be polished
our birthstones
Our Birthstones
  • Sammy: Emerald
  • Heberth: Amethyst