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Adamantine lustre
mineralogy

Adamantine lustre

mineralogy

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minerals

  • azurite
    In mineral: Lustre

    asbestos [Mg3Si2O5(OH)4]); and adamantine, having the brilliant lustre of diamond, exhibited by minerals with a high refractive index comparable to diamond and which as such refract light as strongly as the latter (examples are cerussite [PbCO3] and anglesite [PbSO4]).

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