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Chloroxiphite with Mendipite

#52372

Chloroxiphite with Mendipite

#52372
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 3 x 2 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Pb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Torr Works quarry, Cranmore, Somerset, England
Tagged
copper

An excellent specimen with two large embedded dark green blades of Chloroxiphite.  The matrix is pink Mendipite.

Chloroxiphite

Formula
Pb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Tabular 
Cleavage
Perfect, Distinct, None 
Luster
Adamantine - Resinous 
Color
dull olive green, pistachio green 
Streak
light yellow green 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
2.5 

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