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Olivenite

#64120

Olivenite

#64120
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 2 x 1.5 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Cu2AsO4(OH) (RRUFF)
Locality
Majuba Hill mine, Pershing Co., Nevada, United States
Tagged
arsenate , copper

A beautiful arrangement of acicular green Olivenite crystals lined by blue Clinoclase.

Olivenite

Formula
Cu2AsO4(OH) 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Acicular to Prismatic, Radial, Fibrous 
Cleavage
Indistinct, Indistinct, Indistinct 
Luster
Vitreous - Greasy 
Color
olive green, yellowish brown, dirty white, blackish green, liver brown 
Streak
yellowish green 
Geological Setting
In oxidized zone of copper and arsenate rich deposits.  
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness

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