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Conichalcite

Arsenate mineral

Conichalcite, Ca 4)(OH related to duftite Cu(AsO4)(OH)). It is green, often botryoidal , and occurs in the oxidation zone of some metal deposits. It occurs with limonite , beudantite , olivenite

Identification

Color of mineral

Yellow
Green

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

4.5

Density ( specific gravity )

1.778
1.795
1.801

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous
Greasy

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Orthorhombic