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Agardite-(Ce) & Adamite

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Agardite-(Ce) & Adamite

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Description
Locality: 
Kamariza Mines, Agios Konstantinos, Lavrion District, Attiki Prefecture, Greece
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 1.5 × 1.4 cm
Description

A fine specimen of acicular agardite-Ce crystals with minor cuprian adamite microcrystals on matrix surface. Very rich specimen with nice display both sides, hardly seen from Lavrion where the finest specimens of this mineral are known to have come out. Specimen will be shipped in protective display box.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Agardite-(Ce)

Formula: 
CeCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6·3H2O
Strunz: 
8.DL.15
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Clara Mine, Rankach valley, Oberwolfach, Wolfach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Adamite

Formula: 
Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.30
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile

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