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Alpersite

#49833

Alpersite

#49833
Availability
Sold
Size
9 x 5 x 4.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
(Mg,Cu2+)SO4·7H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Big Mike mine, Pershing Co., Nevada, United States
Tagged
copper

Sky blue, light weight mass and tiny fibers composing the entire matrix. This is a rare relatively new IMA mineral.

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Alpersite

Formula
(Mg,Cu2+)SO4·7H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Efflorescences 
Cleavage
Good, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
blue 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Uneven 
Hardness
2.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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