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Synonyms: Blue Stone, Blue Vitriol, Copper Vitriol, Cyanosite, Cyprian Vitriol, Sulphate of Copper
Classification: Sulfates
Chemical formula: Cu[SO4] · 5 H2O
Crystal system: Triclinic
Density (g/cm3): 2.286 measured on artificial material 2.282 calculated
Tenacity: Brittle
Cleavage: Imperfect / fair
Fracture: Conchoidal
Hardness (Mohs): 2,5
Colour: Green, green blue, light blue, or dark blue
Lustre: Vitreous, Resinous
Streak: White
Transparency: Transparent, Translucent
Type locality: Chuquicamata Mine, Chuquicamata District, Calama, El Loa Province, Antofagasta, Chile
Application: rarely mined as copper ore



TOPGEO Mineralienhandel GmbH
Dr. Petr Zajicek
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HRB 671194 Amtsgericht Ulm
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