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Kipushite

#BN50590

Kipushite

#BN50590
Availability
Sold
Size
1 x 0.7 x 0.7 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Cu6(PO4)2(OH)6·H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Kipushi mine, Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo
Tagged
phosphate , copper

A small specimn with green radiating crystals and a vial with a 1mm crystal group in a vial. The specimen in the vial was the analytical sample.

Kipushite

Formula
Cu6(PO4)2(OH)6·H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
emerald green 
Streak
light blue 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection
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