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Chalcanthite

#PD32505

Chalcanthite

#PD32505
Availability
Sold
Size
3.5 x 4 x 4 cm - Miniature 
Formula
CuSO4·5H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Graphic mine, Magdalena dist., Socorro Co., New Mexico, United States
Tagged
sulfate

A 1cm wide seam of vivid blue crystalline Chalcanthite.

Chalcanthite

Formula
CuSO4·5H2
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Encrustations, Stalactitic, Reniform 
Cleavage
Imperfect, Indistinct, Indistinct 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
green, green blue, light blue, dark blue 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
2.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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