Name:

spangolite

A photo of the mineral spangolite

Class:

Sulfosalts

Chemistry:

Cu6AlSO4(OH)12CL 3H2O

Color(s):

blue, blue-green, green, dark-green

Hardness:

3

SpecGrav:

3.14

Fracture:

uneven

Cleavage:

perfect

Crystal:

Hexagonal, thick tabular, also as crusts

Envronment:

oxidation zones

Association:

serpierite, brochantite, azurite

Locals:

Greece / NW., USA /

Misc:

Named after N. Spang, USA

Photos
& Locals:

1.) Mex-Tex Mine, Bingham, New Mexico
2.) Mex-Tex Mine, Bingham, New Mexico

3.) Mex-Tex Mine, Bingham, New Mexico

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