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Gillardite with Gaspeite

#51948
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Gillardite from 132 North mine, Widgiemooltha, Western Australia, Australia - 51948
Gillardite from 132 North mine, Widgiemooltha, Western Australia, Australia - 51948

Gillardite with Gaspeite

#51948
Availability
Sold
Size
2.5 x 1 x 0.4 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Cu2+3NiCl2(OH)6 (RRUFF)
Locality
132 North mine, Widgiemooltha, Western Australia, Australia
Tagged
copper , nickel

Glassy green crystals. Gillardite is a rare nickel-copper halide found in only three worldwide localities. This is the type. Minor Gaspeite on backside.

Type Locality

Gillardite

Formula
Cu2+3NiCl2(OH)6 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Triangular Crystals, Aggregates 
Cleavage
Good, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
dark green 
Streak
green 
Class
Trigonal - Rhombohedral 
Fracture
Splintery 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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Type Locality

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