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Zincmelanterite

Sulfate mineral

Zincmelanterite is a mineral, a sulfate , copper,Fe. It is a soft monoclinic of 2 and a specific gravity of 2.02.

It was discovered in 1920 in the Vulcan mining district of Gunnison County, Colorado , and is named for its zinc content and its resemblance to melanterite

Identification

Color of mineral

Green
Blue
Yellow

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Monoclinic