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III - Halogenides

Name   Boleite
Chemistry   5PbCl2·4Cu(OH)2·AgCl2·1½H2O
Hardness   3.5
Lustre   vitreous - pearly
Colour   deep blue to indigo blue
Streak   light greenish blue 
Density [g/cm3]   4.8 - 5.1
Crystal habit   tetragonal
Cleavage, Fracture   [001] perfect, [101] good, fracture uneven
other characteristics and occurrences   in sedimentary copper deposits

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