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Pseudomalachite with Copper

#RS58168

Pseudomalachite with Copper

#RS58168
Availability
Available
Price
$85.00
Size
8.5 x 4 x 5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Erl, Kasbach-Ohlenberg, Linz am Rhein, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Tagged
phosphate , copper

A great locality specimen of pseudomalachite in a large 3.5cm cavity in Quartz. Interesting that there are Copper crystals at the center of the specimen.

Pseudomalachite

Formula
Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Botryoidal, Massive, Stalactitic 
Cleavage
Imperfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Greasy 
Color
blue green, green, dark green, black green 
Streak
bluish green 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
4-5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
RC Stamberg Collection

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