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Serpierite

#PD34890

Serpierite

#PD34890
Availability
Sold
Size
1.5 x 2 x 1 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6·3H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Kintore Opencut, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Tagged
sulfate

Small piece of what looks like a Quartzite matrix with glassy-blue microcrystalline Serpierite in the tiny vugs to <1mm and interstitially throughout.

Serpierite

Formula
Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6*3H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Brittle 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect 
Luster
Pearly 
Color
Dark sky-blue to medium sky-blue; greenish blue  
Streak
White; pale blue 
Class
Prismatic 
Fracture
Splintery 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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