SERPIERITE (Rare Hydrated Sulphate)
A little history :
Named in 1881 by Des Cloizeaux in honour of the Italian mining engineer Giovanni Battista (Jean-Baptiste) SERPIERI, who founded with others the Franco-Italian company « Roux-Serpieri-Fraissinet ».
Later, it became the « Compagnie Française des Mines du Lavrion » (CFML).
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⚒ LOCATION : Native copper – Keweenaw, Michigan, USA
SIZES : HT 4 X L 4,5 X P 1,5 cm
WEIGHT : 20 GR
Serpierite is a secondary alteration mineral, it is a rare Copper Hydrate Sulphate with a monoclinic crystal system.