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Crystal habit of Serpierite Serpierite

Name   Serpierite
Chemistry   Ca(Cu,Zn)4[(OH)3|SO4]2·H2O
Hardness   3.5 - 4
Lustre   vitreous - pearly
Colour   sky blue
Streak   greenish white 
Density [g/cm3]   2.5
Crystal habit   orthorhombic
Cleavage, Fracture   [001] perfect
other characteristics and occurrences   alteration product of smithsonite (ZnCO3)

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