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Bluebellite : Cu6[(I5+O3)(OH)3](OH)7Cl

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Bluebellite : Cu6[(I5+O3)(OH)3](OH)7Cl

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Field of View: 0.3 mm

Tiny blue-green scales of bluebellite with black murdochite.
Visual identification.

Photo taken in very difficult conditions by Pierre Clolus; collection Georges Favreau

The specimen is from the same discovery as the material used in the study of the species.
It fits with the description of the publication: bluebellite "forms bright bluish-green plates or flakes up to ~20 μm ×20 μm ×5 μm in size that are usually curved" and is "associated particularly with murdochite, but also with calcite, fluorite, hemimorphite and rarely dioptase in a highly siliceous hornfels."



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