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Herbertsmithite

#BM39711

Herbertsmithite

#BM39711
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 3.5 x 1.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Cu3Zn(OH)6Cl2 (RRUFF)
Locality
San Francisco mine, Sierra Gorda dist., Antofagasta, Chile
Tagged
copper

Deep, dark green 1mm crystals throughout matrix. A spooky mineral behaving like a new type of matter....must read references!

Herbertsmithite

Formula
Cu3Zn(OH)6Cl2 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Aggregates, Rhombohedral Crystals 
Cleavage
Good, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Adamantine 
Color
dark green, blue green 
Streak
green 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
3-3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
McConlogue Collection

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