Calcite

Date: 4/17/15

Name: Jeremiah A. Kanneh

Alias

Calcspar

Last seen: Where is this mineral found (which countries?)

It is found in every country.

Last seen: Where is this mineral found in the United State

It is found in every state's.

Wanted for:

The Value: Neutralizer of acids. Valued as construction material's.


Uses: Building stones, mortar, cement and concrete neutralize water,

monument and sculptures. Low - hardness abrasive.

Identifying characteristics:

Chemical Formula: caco3

Mineral Group: Silicate / Carbonate / Sulfate / Sulfide / Halide / Oxide / Native Element

Streak: White

Color's: Usually white but also colorless, gray, red, green, blue, yellow, brown & orange.

Luster: Vitreous

Hardness: Transparent to translucent.

Density: 2.7