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Chrysocolla

#59682

Chrysocolla

#59682
Availability
Sold
Size
19 x 14 x 1.7 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
(Cu,Al)2H2Si2O5(OH)4·nH2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Unknown Locality Unknown

Not sure where this originated but possibly the Bagdad mine in Arizona. Regardless, it a beautiful slab Chrysocolla in brecciated rock. There are zones around the Chrysocolla that are thinly banded Malachite. This may have been repaired or at least stabilized.

Chrysocolla

Formula
(Cu,Al)2H2Si2O5(OH)4·nH2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Botryoidal, Earthy, Stalactitic 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Dull 
Color
green, bluish green, blue, blackish blue, brown 
Streak
light green 
Class
Orthorhombic 
Fracture
Brittle - Sectile 
Hardness
2.5-3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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