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Alpersite

#47910

Alpersite

#47910
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 3 x 2 cm - Miniature 
Formula
(Mg,Cu2+)SO4·7H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Big Mike mine, Pershing Co., Nevada, United States

Light blue spongy mass.

Type Locality, XRD Confirmed

Alpersite

Formula
(Mg,Cu2+)SO4·7H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Efflorescences 
Cleavage
Good, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
blue 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Uneven 
Hardness
2.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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