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Blue crystal cluster

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This cluster came from an estate sale and I would love to know what type of mineral it is. I've seen lots of blue quartz, but never with terminations like this - these are chisel- shaped. Any help identifying it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

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asked Jul 20, 2014 by mountainmama53 (180 points)

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This looks more like celestine or blue barite. Is it heavy for its size? Can you test its hardness?

answered Jul 20, 2014 by hershel (46,480 points)

Yes, it is heavy. I haven't tested for hardness, been looking at photos, haven't seen anything similar.

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