Picture pending, graphite from Djupsund, Västerbotten.
|Mineral class||Elements : Graphite-diamond group|
|Habitus||Usually as flaky folded masses, sometimes as flat hexagonal crystals.|
|Color||Gray to black.|
|Streak||Dark gray, colors paper.|
|Luster||Half metallic to dull.|
|Occurance||Occurs in highly metamorphic rocks, but also in pegmatites and hydrothermal veins.|
|Notes||A good electrical conductor.|
|Locations|| A common mineral in many parts of Sweden.
Even mined in some places. |
| To elements index.
|| Mineral group index.
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