|Mineral class||Oxides : Hydragillite diaspore group.|
|Habitus||Occurs as hexagonal lamellaes, often as folded platy masses or fine grained aggregats. It can also be fibrous|
|Cleavage||Perfect, as nonplastic flakes.|
|Color||Reddish yellow, brown, greenish gray to white.|
|Luster||Pearly on cleavages, else greasy to silky.|
|Occurance|| In methamorph, lowtempered schists,
as chlorite and talc schists.|
As contact metamorphic mineral in dolomite.
Also in low tempered veins in carbonatic rocks.
|Locations||Locally very common in some mines.|
| To oxides index.
|| Mineral group index.
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