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Dioptase with Brochatite

#50129

Dioptase with Brochatite

#50129
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 5 x 2 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CuSiO3·H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Cerro Negro Mine, Chanaral Province, Chile
Tagged
copper

Green acicular micro crystals with darker green prismatic Brochantite, which can be seen in the photos to the left of the botryoidal green chysocolla. Enargite(?) matrix.

Dioptase

Formula
CuSiO3·H2
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Massive, Cryptocrystalline, Crystalline - Coarse 
Cleavage
Good, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
dark blue green, emerald green, turquoise 
Streak
green 
Class
Trigonal - Rhombohedral 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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