non-metallic luster id

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crazytom
ID:
295103
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non-metallic luster id
Updated:
2015-02-06 19:09:20
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GEO Luster
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GEO
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Pics of luster for id
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  1. diamond cut
    adamantine-transparent to translucent with extraordinary brilliance
  2. kaolimite
    Dull Earthy-poor reflective properties much like unglazed porcelain. Rough and porous surface.
  3. uncut diamond
    Greasy-appears to covered in Vaseline.
  4. brucite
    pearly-iridescent hue. like the inside of mollusk shell.
  5. uraninte
    pitchy-tar-like appearance.
  6. spalerite
    resinous-looks like amber or tree sap
  7. gypsum
    satiny(silky)- fine fibrous structure, looks like silk cloth.
  8. quartz
    vitreous(glassy)-reflective properties similar to glass. 70% of all minerals have this luster.
  9. quartz
    waxy-looks like the surface of a candle.

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