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Plancheite on Smithsonite

#PD49278

Plancheite on Smithsonite

#PD49278
Availability
Sold
Size
6.5 x 4 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Cu8(Si4O11)2(OH)4·H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Tagged
copper

Deep sky blue fibrous crystal groups on rhombic Smithsonite.

Plancheite

Formula
Cu8(Si4O11)2(OH)4·H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Fibrous, Radial, Acicular 
Luster
Adamantine - Silky 
Color
blue, greenish blue 
Streak
light blue 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Unknown 
Hardness
5.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Don Phillips Collection

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