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Hellyerite

#BM41353

Hellyerite

#BM41353
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 5 x 2.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
NiCO3·6H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Lord Brassey mine, Heazlewood dist., Tasmania, Australia
Tagged
carbonate , nickel

Light pastel bluish green platy crystals to 3mm with excellent coverage. The Hellyerite is a breakdown product of Heazlewoodite, which occurs as 2-4mm metalic grains in the serpentenized matrix. The Zaratite is the emerald green crust. Excellent specimen originally out of the Al Kidwell collection. There are other unidentified minerals on this specimen.

Type Locality

Hellyerite

Formula
NiCO3·6H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Encrustations 
Cleavage
Perfect, Very Good, Very Good 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
light blue 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Hardness
2.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
McConlogue Collection
Special Info
Type Locality

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