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M608 Brochantite

M608 Brochantite

$85.00

Here’s an exceptional Brochantite specimen from Bou Beker, Morocco. This cool mineral measures 4 3/8″ x 2 1/4″ x 3 1/8″ and has a natural sparkly appearance. This mineral has tiny prismatic crystals of pretty green colored Brochantite on Bornite matrix. A nice specimen for your collection.

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Description

Brochantite is a Sulfate mineral; Copper Sulfate Hydroxide. It is very similar to other fibrous copper minerals like Malachite and often has acicular crystals in randomly organized coatings or tufts. Brochantite is formed from the rapid oxidation of copper ore minerals. It’s color is a deep emerald green also like Malachite. Brochantite is named for the French geologist and discoverer, Brochant de Villers.

Additional information

Weight1.00 lbs
Dimensions4.375 × 2.5 × 3.125 in

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