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Boothite

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Locality: 
Lloyds Copper Mine, Burraga, Georgiana County, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.7 × 2.3 × 2 cm
Description

Boothite is a very rare, fully hydrated copper sulphate. Beautiful bright sky blue and turquoise crystals encrust the specimen all around.

Collected in 2002.

Mineral Data
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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
Vic's Vugh Minerals
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