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Agardite-(Ce)

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Agardite-(Ce)

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Description
Locality: 
Lavrion District Mines, Attiki Prefecture, Greece
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.8 × 2.8 × 2.3 cm
Description

A rich agardite-ce specimen with pale green sprays of agardite-ce with green glassy olivenite crystals and lustrous blue azurite crystals.

Collected in 1986

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Agardite-(Ce)

Formula: 
CeCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6·3H2O
Strunz: 
8.DL.15
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Clara Mine, Rankach valley, Oberwolfach, Wolfach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany