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Chalcanthite

#PD32605

Chalcanthite

#PD32605
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 6 x 2.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CuSO4·5H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Tagged
sulfate

Glassy blue crystalline Chalcanthite covering one side of matrix.

Chalcanthite

Formula
CuSO4·5H2
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Encrustations, Stalactitic, Reniform 
Cleavage
Imperfect, Indistinct, Indistinct 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
green, green blue, light blue, dark blue 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
2.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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