Minerals identify

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Caledonite

Sulfate mineral

Caledonite, whose name derives from Caledonia, the historical name of its place of discovery (Scotland), is a richly colored blue-green sulfate and copper structure. It is an uncommon mineral found in the oxidized zones of copper-lead deposits.

Identification

Color of mineral

Blue
Green

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

2.5

The streak

Green
White
Blue

Density ( specific gravity )

1.818

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Orthorhombic