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Torbernite

#AH53619

Torbernite

#AH53619
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 3.5 x 3 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2·12H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Pitch mine, Saguache Co., Colorado, United States
Tagged
phosphate , copper

I thought just in case there was a collector out there looking for a reprentative Torbernite specimen, I would post it, knowing full well that there is not such a collector. But you never know. So here it is: Torbernite crystals small enough I can't measure them.

Torbernite

Formula
Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2·12H2
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Earthy, Foliated 
Cleavage
Perfect, Distinct, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
green, grass green, leek green, apple green, siskin green 
Streak
pale green 
Class
Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
2-2.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

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