Specimen #532

Name: Pseudomalachite

Type: Mineral

Locality: West Bogan Mine (Collerina Mine), near Tottenham, New South Wales, Australia

Favorite? N

Fluorescent? N

Size: 9.0 x 4.0 x 3.0 cm


Acquired: 2007-11-13

Source: John Betts

Label: Y

Comment: Elongated specimen of shiny green pseudomalachite that shows banded crystallization on the edges. One area has lighter color - it is NOT damage. Smaller botryoids throughout. See article: Pseudomalachite From Australia in Mineralogical Record v.9 #5. No damage. Ex. Jim Minette (1936-2002).

Minerals: Pseudomalachite (Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4)

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