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Pseudomalachite

#52291

Pseudomalachite

#52291
Availability
Sold
Size
2.6 x 1.5 x 1.6 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Miguel Vacas mine, Vila Vecosa, Portugal
Tagged
phosphate , copper

Thumbnail specimen with light and dark green botryoidal Pseudomalachite.

Pseudomalachite

Formula
Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Botryoidal, Massive, Stalactitic 
Cleavage
Imperfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Greasy 
Color
blue green, green, dark green, black green 
Streak
bluish green 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
4-5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection

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