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Richelsdorfite

#35810

Richelsdorfite

#35810
Availability
Sold
Size
4.5 x 4 x 2 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Ca2Cu5Sb5+(AsO4)4(OH)6Cl·6H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Burrus mine, Washoe Co., Nevada, United States
Tagged
arsenate , copper

Excellent specimen for this rare copper arsenate, which is structurally related to the lavendulan. The crystals are distinct. Very rich.

EDS Confirmed

Richelsdorfite

Formula
Ca2Cu5Sb5+(AsO4)4(OH)6Cl·6H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
sky blue, turquoise 
Streak
greenish blue 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Special Info
EDS Confirmed

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