Specimen #555

Name: Brochantite on matrix

Type: Mineral

Locality: Kabolela Mine, Kambove, Katanga Copper Mine, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Favorite? N

Fluorescent? N

Size: 6.0 x 3.5 x 4.0 cm


Acquired: 2008-02-09

Source: The Mineral Gallery

Label: N

Comment: Tucson, Long, fibrous needles of Brochantite atop matrix! One of the finest specimens I've seen in many years! These Brochantites appeared about

three or four years ago in Tucson and this one has finally made its way back to the market.

Minerals: Brochantite (Cu4(SO4)(OH)6)

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