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Richelsdorfite

#35811

Richelsdorfite

#35811
Availability
Sold
Size
4.5 x 3 x 2 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Ca2Cu5Sb5+(AsO4)4(OH)6Cl·6H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Burrus mine, Washoe Co., Nevada, United States
Tagged
arsenate , copper

The smallest specimen of the group and also the least coverage. Nonetheless a great representative with a few small pockets loaded with good crystals. This locality is the one of two in the USA.

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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