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Brochantite with Linarite

#13257

Brochantite with Linarite

#13257
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 6 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Cu4SO4(OH)6 (RRUFF)
Locality
Dos Adrianas mine, Zapallar dist., Copiapo Prov., Atacama, Chile
Tagged
sulfate

Sprays of thin green bladed Brochantite to 3mm with blue Lustrous Linarite on Quartz matrix.

Brochantite

Formula
Cu4SO4(OH)6 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Acicular, Prismatic, Druse 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
green, emerald green, black 
Streak
pale green 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5-4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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