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Rhabdophane-(Ce) & Chalcopyrite

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Rhabdophane-(Ce) & Chalcopyrite

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Description
Locality: 
Clara Mine, Wolfach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 2.8 × 2.7 cm
Description

specimen with many beautiful white tufts of needles of rhabdophane-(Ce) on yellow complex crystal of chalcopyrite on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Rhabdophane-(Ce)

Formula: 
(Ce,La)(PO4)·H2O
Strunz: 
8.CJ.45
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.5
Type Locality: 
Fowey Consols (incl. Wheal Treasure; Wheal Fortune; Wheal Chance), Tywardreath, St Austell District, Cornwall, England, UK

Chalcopyrite

Formula: 
CuFeS2
Strunz: 
2.CB.10a
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

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