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Liroconite

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Liroconite

Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Ting-Tang Mine, Gwennap, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 3.7 × 3 cm
Description

A beautiful liroconite from the Ting Tang Mine with the typical brilliant blue colour of this rare species.
The specimen has a very good coverage of, unfortunately, mostly crystalline masses of liroconite but there are also lot's of crystals and crystal-fragments present.

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
Cartils Minerals

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