Boleite is a complex halide mineral is classified under the isometric crystal class. It is of great interest to the collectors who collect twins, silver minerals and rare halides. Just like Boleite, other minerals like - pseudoboleite, cumengite, and diaboleite have the same chemistries.
Boleite symbolizes power, dignity, wisdom, justice, sincerity, integrity, faith, truth, and heaven.
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Boleite is an oxychloride of lead, copper, and silver that consists of a basic and hydrous lead copper silver chloride. It is classified under the isometric crystal class and forms in deep-blue cubes. It is believed to awaken and open up the throat chakra. Awakening the throat chakra will help you to aid neck pains and aches, promote clear and truthful communication, express yourself freely, be artistic, and heighten confidence.
In 1891, Boleite was first described as an oxychloride mineral. After its discovery, it was named after its type locality, El Boleo mine, on the Baja Peninsula, near Santa Rosalia, Mexico. At first, in Boleo, Mexico, it was collected as a very minor ore of silver, copper, and lead.
Most of the Boleites and their related minerals are formed in altered zones of lead and copper deposits that are produced during the reaction of chloride bearing solutions with primary sulfide minerals.
The chemical formula Boleite is KPb26Ag9Cu24(OH)48Cl62. It has a hardness of 3-3.5 on the Mohs scale and a vitreous to pearly luster.
Boleite has no type of its own.
The color of Boliete can vary from deep Prussian blue to indigo.
The price of Boleite can vary anywhere from $20 to $120 according to their quality and color.
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