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Volborthite & Tenorite

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Volborthite & Tenorite

Kay Robertson collection
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Description
Locality: 
Nickenicher Sattel, Nickenich, Andernach, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.2 × 3.4 × 2.2 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small miniature sample with numerous vugs hosting exceptional clusters of tenorite blades with one prominent cluster on the top of the sample hosting abundant bright green balls of volborthite. From the Kay Robertson collection. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Volborthite

Formula: 
Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.FD.05
Hardness: 
3.5
Type Locality: 
Sofronovskii Cu Mine, Yugovskii Zavod, Perm', Permskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia...

Tenorite

Formula: 
CuO
Strunz: 
4.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
Black
Type Locality: 
Mt Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy

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