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Ashburtonite

Cyclosilicates

Ashburtonite is a rare lead copper silicate-bicarbonate mineral with formula: HPb4Cu2+4Si4O12(HCO3)4(OH)4Cl.

Identification

Color of mineral

Blue

The streak

Blue

Density ( specific gravity )

1.786
1.8

Luster ( interacts light )

Adamantine
Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Tetragonal