Green brochantite with blue azurite on hematite. Field of view is 0.8 cm left to right. Morenci Pit, Greenlee County, Arizona. (Photo by W. Cordua.)

Formula: Cu4SO4(OH)6 Monoclinic


Brochantite is a mineral formed by weathering of other copper minerals such as chalcopyrite.

VERNON COUNTY: Brochantite was reported as ocurring near Esofea (Crowns, 1976).