Physical properties of rocks are used to identify the type of rocks and to discover more about them. There are various physical properties of Websterite like Hardness, Grain Size, Fracture, Streak, Porosity, Luster, Strength etc which defines it. The physical properties of Websterite rock are vital in determining its Websterite Texture and Websterite Uses.
The physical properties of Websterite depend on its formation. Physical properties of rocks play an important role in determining its applications in various fields. Rocks are rated on the on the Moh's Hardness Scale which rates the rocks on the scale from 1 to 10. Rocks with hardness 1-3 are soft rocks from 3-6 are medium hardness rocks and 6-10 are hard rocks. The hardness of Websterite is 7 whereas its compressive strength is Not Available. Streak is the color of rock when it is crushed or powdered. The streak of Websterite is white, greenish white or grey whereas its fracture is uneven. Luster of Websterite is the interaction of light with the surface of Websterite. Luster of Websterite is dull to vitreous to submetallic. Websterite cleavage is irregular. The specific gravity of Websterite is 3.2-3.5. Websterite is opaque in nature whereas its toughness is not available. You can also know all the list of rocks in Opaque Rocks, Translucent Rocks and Transparent Rocks.
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