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Chalcanthite from Synthetic

 
Chalcanthite from Synthetic

Chalcanthite from Synthetic

DESCRIPTION:No. 53277
Mineral:Chalcanthite
Locality:Synthetic
Description:Translucent vivid-blue man-made chalcanthite crystals (copper sulfate) that were grown on a fragment of natural bornite-rich rock. The chalcanthite was coated with transparent acrylic to prevent dehydrations and decomposition. Ex. Tim Swan collection at River Valley Mineral Museum (Rumford, Maine) #1301. Water soluble
Overall Size:9x6x5 cm
Crystals:3-50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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