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Properties of Minette

Properties of Minette

Physical Properties of Minette

Hardness
5-6

Grain Size
Fine to Coarse Grained
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Fracture
Conchoidal
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Streak
White
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Porosity
Very Less Porous
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Luster
Subvitreous to Dull
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Compressive Strength
Not Available

Cleavage
Conchoidal
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Toughness
Not Available

Specific Gravity
2.86-2.87

Transparency
Translucent to Opaque
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Density
2.95-2.96 g/cm3

Thermal Properties of Minette

Specific Heat Capacity
Not Available

Resistance
Heat Resistant, Impact Resistant
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Minette Properties

Minette properties are essential when it comes to identification of rocks. The study of properties of Minette rock is done by Mineralogists to determine the identity of rock. Some of the properties of Minette include: Hardness, Color, Fracture, Luster, Compressive Strength etc. Minette is Fine to Coarse Grained. As compared to other rocks, Minette is more porous and its density is 2.95-2.96 g/cm3. Get to know more about physical properties of Minette and thermal properties of Minette.