Shattuckite is an extremely rare cuprian mineral that is found mixed most commonly with quartz. Its name is derived from a find in the Shattuck Mine in Bisbee, Arizona. Shattuckite comes in pale to striking blue shades.
- Optical Properties
- Characteristic Physical Properties
- Chemistry & Crystallography
Countries of Origin
Unknown; Namibia; United States of America
Shattuckite is soft so take care when handing specimens. Stones are frequently stabilized so avoid hard wear, heat, chemicals and ultrasonic cleaner.