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Veszelyite

#48398

Veszelyite

#48398
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 3 x 3.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Cu2+3PO4(OH)3·2H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Laochang mine, Gejiu Co., Honghe, Yunnan Province, China
Tagged
phosphate , copper

Behind the Black Pine mine, this is probably the best Veszelyite occurence in the world. This specimen is rich with 0.5 to 0.75mm singe crystals and groups to 1.5mm as well-defined fans. Excellent specimen hot glued on arcrylic square.

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 

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