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    Mineral identification

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    Identify the mineral with metallic luster, yellowish color, hardness 6.5, with no cleavage, a greenish streak, and cubic crystal form.

    What is the mineral with metallic luster, gray color, cubic cleavage and crystal form, H 2.5?

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    The first mineral that has a metallic luster, yellowish color, hardness of 6.5, no cleavage but a greenish streak and cubic crystal form is pyrite, with a chemical formula or FeS2. This is commonly known ...

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