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Veszelyite with Pseudomalachite

#44931

Veszelyite with Pseudomalachite

#44931
Availability
Sold
Size
4.5 x 3.5 x 2 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Cu2+3PO4(OH)3·2H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Black Pine mine, Philipsburg, Granite Co., Montana, United States
Tagged
phosphate , copper

Deep, gemmy bluish green crystals of this rare phosphate. The largest crystal is 1cm in length. Aside all the crystals are hemispherical groups of Pseudomalachite from 3 to 4mm across. Excellent specimen with good luster and one of the better Veszelyite I have seen. The specimen was collected by Chris van Laer.

Veszelyite

Formula
Cu2+3PO4(OH)3·2H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Equant Grains, Massive - Granular 
Cleavage
Good, Good, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
blue green, green, dark blue 
Streak
blue 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Hardness
3.5-4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Chris van Laer Collection

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