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Brochantite with Malachite

#PD54930

Brochantite with Malachite

#PD54930
Availability
Sold
Size
6.5 x 5 x 3.3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Cu4SO4(OH)6 (RRUFF)
Locality
Blanchard mine, Socorro Co., New Mexico, United States
Tagged
copper

Beautiful clusters of deep to light green acicular crystals of Brochantite and velvety buttons of Malachite throughout vuggy calcite and quartz matrix with minor Fluorite.

Brochantite

Formula
Cu4SO4(OH)6 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Acicular, Prismatic, Druse 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
green, emerald green, black 
Streak
pale green 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5-4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Don Phillips Collection

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