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Liroconite & Parnauite

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Liroconite & Parnauite

ex Ian Acworth Collection (USA) #CW276

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Description
Locality: 
Ting-Tang Mine, Gwennap, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.7 × 2.4 × 2 cm
Description

A quartz matrix with veins filled with crystalline liroconite intermixed with pale green parnauite, whilst small cavities show the development of small bright blue-green crystals of liroconite, often in parallel growth.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Liroconite

Formula: 
Cu2Al(AsO4)(OH)4·4H2O
Strunz: 
8.DF.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Wheal Gorland, St Day United Mines (Poldice Mines), Gwennap, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, UK

Parnauite

Formula: 
Cu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10·7H2O
Strunz: 
8.DF.35
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Majuba Hill Mine (Majuba Mine; Mylar Mine; Tin Mine; Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology sample sites 2844 & 2846), Antelope District, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA

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