Common. First oxidation zone, upper levels.
- 1st Oxidation Zone
Crystals to 40 mm in length penetrating white anglesite crystals; pyramidal crystals to 5 mm diameter. (Gebhard, 1999)
Paragenetic and General Notes
According to Gebhard (op.cit.) all brochantite specimens are from between surface and 130 m depth.
Brochantite has been reported to form pseudomorphs after the following minerals: azurite (rare); gypsum (rare).