Mineralpedia Details for Carbonatecyanotrichite
Named as the carbonate-dominant analogue of cyanotrichite. Carbonatecyanotrichite is an uncommon mineral that forms as a secondary mineral in oxidized copper-bearing deposits in localities in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, the United States, Canada, France, Switzerland, England, Wales, New Zealand, and a few others. It is found in association with volborthite, malachite, azurite, aurichalcite, pseudomalachite, spangolite, gibbsite, allophone, tangeite, brochantite, and langite.
Ref. Handbook of Mineralogy, Anthony et al (1995) and MSA at http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/carbonatecyanotrichite.pdf
Carbonatecyanotrichite from Widowmaker mine, White Canyon, San Juan Co., Utah, United States
Bright blue velvety coating on front and back of this specimen.
Pinkish purple crystalline crust.
Carbonatecyanotrichite from Jomac mine, San Juan Co., Utah, United States
Bright, deep blue acicular crystals in radial sprays to about 0.5mm associated with green Antlerite and Malachite.