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What mineral has no cleavage?

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One of the most well know minerals that does not have cleavage is quartz. There are several others as well. When a mineral forms some have planes of weakness where they will naturally break apart. Others such as quartz, do not form these weak planes
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The clevage modulus elasticity of beryllium is approximately 50%
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I can list several: calcite, fluorite, topaz, gypsum, halite, all the feldspars, galena, sphalerite, rhodochrosite, celestite, and many others. Hope this answers your question. Source
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I believe that means how it breaks. Some break in crystals, some in slivers, some in sheets.
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