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Natrochalcite

#PD30524

Natrochalcite

#PD30524
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 4 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
NaCu2(SO4)2(OH)·H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Chuquicamata mine, El Loa Prov., Antofagasta, Chile

Deep, emerald, lustrous, well formed Natrochalcite crystals to 1mm. The rest of the lighter green is also Natrochalcite. Rare. Sawed. Ex John Parnau with tag (see prov. tab).

Natrochalcite

Formula
NaCu2(SO4)2(OH)·H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Fibrous 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
emerald green 
Streak
greenish white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Uneven 
Hardness
4.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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