Brochantite

Brochantite


Composition: Cu2+4(SO4)(OH)6
Crystal System : Monoclinic
Lustre : Vitreous
Hardness : 3.5-4.0
Specific Gravity : 3.97
References: Gebhard (1999)

Occurrence

  • Supergene
  • 1st Oxidation Zone

Notable Finds

Crystals to 40 mm in length penetrating white anglesite crystals; pyramidal crystals to 5 mm diameter. (Gebhard, 1999)