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Boleite in Atacamite(?)

#WR53886

Boleite in Atacamite(?)

#WR53886
Availability
Sold
Size
6.5 x 6 x 4.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
KAg9Pb26Cu24Cl62(OH)48 (RRUFF)
Locality
Amelia mine, Boleo, Santa Rosalia, Baja California, Mexico
Tagged
copper

Most of the time Boleite crystals are loose and not in matrix. This specimen of green Atacamite(?) matrix has three exposed crystals to 7mm.

Boleite

Formula
KAg9Pb26Cu24Cl62(OH)48 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Pseudo Cubic 
Cleavage
Perfect, Good, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
indigo blue, light blue 
Streak
light green 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
3-3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Willard L. Roberts Collection
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