Specimen #825

Name: Lab Grown Chalcanthite

Type: Mineral

Locality: Man made, Poland

Favorite? N

Fluorescent? N

Size: 20 x 16 x 12 cm

Weight: 1256

Acquired: 2008-10-06

Source: Gift from Colleen, Bought in Prague, Czech Republic

Label: N

Comment: Chalcanthite, whose name derives from the Greek, chalkos and anthos, meaning copper flower, is a richly-colored blue/green water-soluble sulfate mineral. Suspect grown in Poland. Treated with Krylon Crystal Clear Acrylic to preserve it.

Minerals: Chalcanthite (CuSO4 5(H2O))

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Lab Grown Chalcanthite, Man made, probably Poland - 20 x 16 x 12 mm

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Lab Grown Chalcanthite, Man made, probably Poland - 20 x 16 x 12 mm

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Lab Grown Chalcanthite, Man made, probably Poland

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Lab Grown Chalcanthite, Man made, probably Poland

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Lab Grown Chalcanthite, Man made, probably Poland - 20 x 16 x 12 mm