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Chalcanthite

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Chalcanthite

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Locality: 
Rodalquilar, Andalusia, Spain
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.7 × 2.4 × 1.8 cm
Description

Beautiful and colorful chalkanthite specimen from an old mine of the famous gold mining district in Spain.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chalcanthite

Formula: 
CuSO4·5H2O
Strunz: 
7.CB.20
Crystal System: 
Triclinic - Pinacoidal
Hardness: 
2.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Chuquicamata Mine, Chuquicamata District, Calama, El Loa Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile
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