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Antlerite

#DH34714

Antlerite

#DH34714
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 3.5 x 1.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Cu2+3SO4(OH)4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Chuquicamata mine, El Loa Prov., Antofagasta, Chile
Tagged
sulfate

Dark lustrous green Antlerite crystals to 4mm, some of which have a thin sugary crystalline coating possibly of another associated mineral like Natrochalcite. Large nice Antlerite crystals!

From the our recently acquired collection of David Hess, a long time Western Illinois University professor of geology.

Antlerite

Formula
Cu2+3SO4(OH)4 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Acicular, Concretionary, Reniform 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
green, light green, emerald green, black, black green 
Streak
pale green 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Hess Collection
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