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Nakauriite

#BM40428

Nakauriite

#BM40428
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Cu8(SO4)4(CO3)(OH)6·48H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Nakauri mine, Aichi prefecture, Honshu Island, Japan
Tagged
carbonate , copper

Blue crusts on serpentine matrix. This mineral has 48 water molecules and is a rather rare mineral worldwide. This is type locality.

Type Locality

Nakauriite

Formula
Cu8(SO4)4(CO3)(OH)6·48H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Acicular, Fibrous, Microscopic Crystals 
Color
sky blue, light blue 
Class
Orthorhombic 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
McConlogue Collection
Special Info
Type Locality

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