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Chrysocolla Psm Likasite

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Chrysocolla Psm Likasite

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Description
Locality: 
Kansanshi Mine, Solwezi District, North-Western Province, Zambia
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
5 × 12.5 × 10 cm
Description

Very rare and uncommon specimen, collected and analyzed in 1996 by a geologist friend of mine.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chrysocolla

Formula: 
Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4·nH2O (x < 1)
Strunz: 
9.ED.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.5

Likasite

Formula: 
Cu3(NO3)(OH)5·2H2O
Strunz: 
5.ND.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
Blue
Type Locality: 
Likasi Mine (Panda Mine), Likasi (Jadotville; Jadotstad), Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)

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