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Vauquelinite with Mimetite

#BN52080

Vauquelinite with Mimetite

#BN52080
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 4.5 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Cu2+Pb2(CrO4)(PO4)(OH) (RRUFF)
Locality
Moon Anchor mine, Maricopa Co., California, United States
Tagged
phosphate , copper

Green coatings of Vauquelinite with yellow Mimetite.

Vauquelinite

Formula
Cu2+Pb2(CrO4)(PO4)(OH) 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Reniform, Mammillary 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Adamantine - Resinous 
Color
brown, brownish green, brownish black, green, black 
Streak
brownish 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Uneven 
Hardness
2.5-3 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection

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