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Chalcanthite

#PD33628
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Chalcanthite from Gold Hill mine, Tooele Co., Utah, United States - PD33628
Chalcanthite from Gold Hill mine, Tooele Co., Utah, United States - PD33628

Chalcanthite

#PD33628
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 2.5 x 3.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
CuSO4·5H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Gold Hill mine, Tooele Co., Utah, United States
Tagged
copper

Deep blue crystalline veining. A representative specimen.

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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