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Shattuckite

#55409

Shattuckite

#55409
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 4.5 x 3 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Cu5(SiO3)4(OH)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, United States
Tagged
copper

Deep blue compact grains throughout the mass. It lacks the nice radial fibrous crystals however. The light blue is probably Plancheite.

Shattuckite

Formula
Cu5(SiO3)4(OH)2 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Granular, Fibrous 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
blue, dark blue, green 
Streak
pale blue 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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