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Turquoise var. rashleighite

#PD30936

Turquoise var. rashleighite

#PD30936
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 5 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8·4H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Bunny mine, St. Austell dist., Cornwall, England
Tagged
phosphate , copper

Light greenish blue, dull, turquoise variety rashleighite, showing botryoidal or spherulitic habit lining quartz pockets. Excellent older specimen. Rare variety of Turquoise with an older label with corresponding numbers on tag and specimen.

Turquoise

Formula
CuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8·4H2
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Concretionary, Massive, Encrustations 
Cleavage
Perfect, Good, None 
Luster
Waxy 
Color
blue, blue green, green, green gray, light blue 
Streak
pale bluish white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
5-6 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
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