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Aurichalcite

#AH52728

Aurichalcite

#AH52728
Availability
Sold
Size
7.5 x 6.5 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6 (RRUFF)
Locality
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Tagged
carbonate

Bluish-green fine thin bladed crystals to 8mm in vugs of limonitic matrix. Acquired by Hampson in 1971.

Aurichalcite

Formula
Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Druse, Encrustations, Acicular 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Pearly 
Color
pale green, sky blue, greenish blue 
Streak
light blue 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

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