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 Nova Scotia Minerals: Chrysocollaspacer

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CHRYSOCOLLA

CuSiO3 - nH2O
Hydrated copper silicate


Location
UTM (NAD27)
Zone 20
 Northing 0000000
 Easting 000000
Details:
 Description
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 Cleavage: absent

 Colour: unique green-blue, can vary from blue to green

 Fracture: pronounced conchoidal

 Hardness: 2 to 4

 Luster: earthy to dull or vitreous and waxy

 Streak: white to blue-green

 Possible Useage: copper ore, ornamental stone

 More Info: Mineral Gallery, Mineralogy Database

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