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Caracolite

#25572

Caracolite

#25572
Availability
Sold
Size
6.5 x 4 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Na2(Pb2Na)(SO4)3Cl (RRUFF)
Locality
Challacollo mine, Iquique, Tarapaca Prov., Chile

Hard-to-see from the photos, but the Caracolite crystals are hexagonal prisms to 1mm.

Caracolite

Formula
Na2(Pb2Na)(SO4)3Cl 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
blue, colorless, greenish gray, gray 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Hardness
4.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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