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Caledonite with Linarite

#PD32201

Caledonite with Linarite

#PD32201
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 8 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Cu2Pb5(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6 (RRUFF)
Locality
Tonopah-Belmont mine, Tonopah dist., Nye Co., Nevada, United States
Tagged
sulfate

Glassy green-blue micro crystals of Caledonite with bright glassy-blue bladed Linarite in the many vugs in matrix, possibly also associated with some other yet to be identified micros.

Caledonite

Formula
Cu2Pb5(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Radial, Striated 
Cleavage
Perfect, Distinct, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Greasy 
Color
blue, blue green, green, dark green 
Streak
greenish white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Pyramidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
2.5-3 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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