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Streak (#42-51)

Part of Harry Frank Guggenheim Hall of Minerals.


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Streak, the color of powder made from a mineral, often differs from the color of the specimen itself. It is a useful diagnostic tool in mineral identification.

42. Sulfur (Yellow)
43. Malachite (Green)
44. Pyrite (Black)
45. Goethite (Brown)
46. Fluorite (White)
47. Rhodochrosite (White)
48. Hematite (Red)
49. Zincite (Orange)
50. Azurite (Blue)
51. Cinnabar (Red)