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Brochantite & Spangolite

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Brochantite & Spangolite

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Description
Locality: 
Blanchard Claims, Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico, United States of America
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 9 × 4.7 cm
Description

Blue-green spangolite crystals with sprays of green brochantite needles on quartz crystals

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...

Spangolite

Formula: 
Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl·3H2O
Strunz: 
7.DD.15
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.0
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