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Brochantite

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Brochantite

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Description
Locality: 
Milpillas, Cananea, Sonora, Mexico
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 0.5 × 0.4 cm
Description

Very large single Brochantite crystal from the famous Milpillas mine in Sonora Mexico.  Beautiful deep green colour - the photos don't do this piece justice! (#BRO605)

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Brochantite

Formula: 
Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Strunz: 
7.BB.25
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Mednorudyanskoye Cu Deposit, Nizhnii Tagil, Sverdlovskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia...
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