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Diaboleite with Leadhillite & Wherryite

#PD32584

Diaboleite with Leadhillite & Wherryite

#PD32584
Availability
Sold
Size
4.5 x 4 x 3.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
CuPb2Cl2(OH)4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Tiger, Pinal Co., Arizona, United States
Tagged
halide

A thin layer of vibrant blue Diaboleite covering one side of matrix possibly associated with Leadhillite an Wherryite, although there are no good crystals visible of either species.

Diaboleite

Formula
CuPb2Cl2(OH)4 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Euhedral Crystals, Encrustations, Granular 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Adamantine 
Color
dark blue, bright sky blue 
Streak
blue 
Class
Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Pyramidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
2.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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