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Conichalcite

#PD32489

Conichalcite

#PD32489
Availability
Sold
Size
3.5 x 4 x 1 cm - Miniature 
Formula
CaCuAsO4(OH) (RRUFF)
Locality
Christiana mine, Laurium, Greece
Tagged
arsenate

This is a really neat specimen that looks like it's molding, with felty green cushions of Conichalcite with a second generation of translucent bright-green botryoidal Conichalcite.

Conichalcite

Formula
CaCuAsO4(OH) 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Fibrous, Reniform, Massive 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Greasy 
Color
yellow green, emerald green 
Streak
light green 
Class
Orthorhombic - Disphenoidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Uneven 
Hardness
4.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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