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Caledonite

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Caledonite

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Description
Locality: 
Dos Adrianas Mine, Zapallar, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.7 × 4.5 × 3.2 cm
Description

Groups of well developed, clear light blue coloured crystals of caledonite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Caledonite

Formula: 
Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Strunz: 
7.BC.50
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Strathclyde (Lanarkshire), Scotland, UK
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