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Chalcanthite

#PD32462

Chalcanthite

#PD32462
Availability
Sold
Size
4.5 x 7 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CuSO4·5H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Tagged
sulfate

Bright translucent blue, sharp Chalcanthite crystals to 4-5mm with blue crystalline crusts of Chalcanthite covering much of all sides of matrix.

Chalcanthite

Formula
CuSO4·5H2
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Encrustations, Stalactitic, Reniform 
Cleavage
Imperfect, Indistinct, Indistinct 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
green, green blue, light blue, dark blue 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
2.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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