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Brochantite

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Brochantite

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Description
Locality: 
Milpillas, Cananea, Sonora, Mexico
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 1.2 × 0.8 cm
Description

A lovely little group of brochantite crystals from a Mexican location much more famous for malachite and azurite.

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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