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Covellite

#RW49220

Covellite

#RW49220
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 6 x 6 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CuS (RRUFF)
Locality
Leonard mine, Butte dist., Silver Bow Co., Montana, United States
Tagged
sulfide , copper

An prominent 2-3cm vein of iridescent blue to purple Covellite in Pyrite and Kaolinite matrix. 

Covellite

Formula
CuS 
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Platy, Foliated 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
indigo blue, light blue, dark blue, black 
Streak
black gray 
Class
Hexagonal - Dihexagonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
1.5-2 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Robert J. Waidler Collection
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