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Connellite

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Description
Locality: 
San Francisco Mine, Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 2.8 × 1.3 cm
Description

crystals of 1 mm, intergrown to very rich radial-acicular crystal aggregates, together with some green Atacamite on a Quartz matrix. This is the first Connellite discovered in the Chilean Atacama Desert

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Connellite

Formula: 
Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4·3H2O
Strunz: 
3.DA.25
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Wheal Providence, Providence Mines, Carbis Bay, St Ives, St Ives District, Cornwall, England, UK
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