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Piemontite and Clintonite Physical Properties

1 Physical Properties
1.1 Tenacity
Brittle
Brittle
1.2 Solubility
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Not Available
1.3 Durability
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1.4 Specific Gravity
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3.0-3.1
1.5 Fracture
Uneven, Splintery
Brittle, Metallic, Brittle, Metallic
1.6 Cleavage
[001] good, [100] distinct
Perfect on {001}
1.7 Mohs Hardness
6-6.5
3.5
1.8 Chemical Composition
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Ca(Mg,Al)3(Al3Si)O10(OH)2

Piemontite and Clintonite Chemical Formula

While comparing Piemontite and Clintonite physical properties, the important data you should know is its chemical composition. Since chemical formula defines the molecular structure of the crystal, most of the physical properties like color, tenacity, solubility are governed by Piemontite and Clintonite chemical formula.

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  • Chemical formula of Clintonite- Ca(Mg,Al)3(Al3Si)O10(OH)2

Piemontite and Clintonite Specific Gravity

Another important criteria for qualitative analysis of gemstones is Piemontite and Clintonite Specific gravity. Specific gravity is the relative density of a gemstone compared with respect to density of water. Gemologists use Piemontite and Clintonite Optical Properties during the identification of gemstone. Specific gravity of Piemontite is 3.0-3.1 whereas that of Clintonite is 3.0-3.1.