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1 item @ $40.00  

Gillardite on Gaspeite

#42384

Gillardite on Gaspeite

#42384
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 4 x 4.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Cu2+3NiCl2(OH)6 (RRUFF)
Locality
132 North mine, Widgiemooltha, Western Australia, Australia
Tagged
copper , nickel

Dark green crude crystals to 1mm on lime green Gaspeite. It's a good specimen of two rare nickel minerals.

Gillardite

Formula
Cu2+3NiCl2(OH)6 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Triangular Crystals, Aggregates 
Cleavage
Good, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
dark green 
Streak
green 
Class
Trigonal - Rhombohedral 
Fracture
Splintery 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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