A hydrated calcium copper arsenate carbonate mineral that forms glassy blue to green orthorhombic radial crystals and botryoidal masses.
Origin: Tyrol, Austria, where it was discovered, and -ite.
a translucent mineral of a green color and pearly or vitreous luster. It is a hydrous arseniate of copper
Tyrolite is a hydrated calcium copper arsenate carbonate mineral with formula: CaCu5(AsO4)2CO3(OH)4·6H2O. Tyrolite forms glassy blue to green orthorhombic radial crystals and botryoidal masses. It has a Mohs hardness of 1.5 to 2 and a specific gravity of 3.1 to 3.2. It is translucent with refractive indices of nα=1.694 nβ=1.726 and nγ=1.730. It is a secondary mineral formed by the weathering of associated copper and arsenic minerals. It was first described in 1845 for an occurrence near Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria.
The numerical value of tyrolite in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of tyrolite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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