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Properties of Pegmatite

Properties of Pegmatite

Physical Properties of Pegmatite

Hardness
7

Grain Size
Medium to Coarse Grained
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Fracture
Conchoidal
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Streak
White
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Porosity
Less Porous
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Luster
Grainy, Pearly and Vitreous
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Compressive Strength
178.54 N/mm2
13
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Cleavage
Perfect
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Toughness
2.1

Specific Gravity
2.6-2.63

Transparency
Translucent to Opaque
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Density
2.6-2.65 g/cm3

Thermal Properties of Pegmatite

Specific Heat Capacity
Not Available

Resistance
Heat Resistant, Impact Resistant, Pressure Resistant
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Pegmatite Properties

Pegmatite properties are essential when it comes to identification of rocks. The study of properties of Pegmatite rock is done by Mineralogists to determine the identity of rock. Some of the properties of Pegmatite include: Hardness, Color, Fracture, Luster, Compressive Strength etc. Pegmatite is Medium to Coarse Grained. As compared to other rocks, Pegmatite is more porous and its density is 2.6-2.65 g/cm3. Get to know more about physical properties of Pegmatite and thermal properties of Pegmatite.