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Veszelyite

#48399

Veszelyite

#48399
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 2.4 x 2.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Cu2+3PO4(OH)3·2H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Laochang mine, Gejiu Co., Honghe, Yunnan Province, China
Tagged
copper , phosphates

Deep cobalt blue fans and blades of rare Veszelyite crstals to 0.75mm. Behind the Black Pine mine, this is probably the second best Veszelyite occurence in the world. 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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