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Unformatted text preview: gray-brown splits easily Mica rubber, paint, fire-resistant tiles white salty taste Halite table salt, road salt white effervesces Calcite antacids, fertilizer, cement white can be translucent Feldspar ceramics, soap, glass, enamel white asbestos forms Serpentine Fire resistant clothing, tiles yellow brittle Sulfur drugs, sulfuric acid, explosives dark gray greasy, soft Graphite lubricant, pencil lead, fishing rods dark gray fool's gold Pyrite sulfuric acid, explosives, insecticides yellow-brown hard or soft Limonite iron for steel tools, nails, bolts red-brown may be magentic Hematite rouge makeup and polish, red paint...
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- Spring '11