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Alumoklyuchevskite

#50451

Alumoklyuchevskite

#50451
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 2 x 2 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
K3Cu2+3AlO2(SO4)4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Tolbachik Volcano, Kamchatka, Russia
Tagged
copper

Grass green translucent and acicular crystals of Alumoklyuchevskite in vugs scattered throughout the matrix. It is pretty much confined to one locality. 

Type Locality, XRD Confirmed, EDS Confirmed

Alumoklyuchevskite

Formula
K3Cu2+3AlO2(SO4)4 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Acicular, Prismatic 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
dark green 
Streak
light green 
Class
Monoclinic - Sphenoidal 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Special Info
Type Locality
Special Info
XRD Confirmed
Special Info
EDS Confirmed

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