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Boothite & Boracite

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Boothite & Boracite

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Description
Locality: 
Runge Mine, Edgemont, Fall River County, South Dakota, United States of America
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
2.8 × 3.1 × 1.9 cm
Description

Baby blue crystalline boothite covering matrix with several translucent boracite crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Boothite

Formula: 
CuSO4·7H2O
Strunz: 
7.CB.35
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Alma Mine (Alma Pyrite Mine), Leona Heights deposit, Leona Heights, Oakland, Oakland Hills, Diablo Range, Alameda Co., California, USA

Boracite

Formula: 
Mg3(B7O13)Cl
Strunz: 
6.GA.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
7.0 - 7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Lüneburger Kalkberg, Lüneburg, Lower Saxony, Germany
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