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Chalcosiderite

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Chalcosiderite

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Description
Locality: 
Wheal Phoenix, Linkinhorne, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
3.3 × 5.7 × 2.8 cm
Description

A vuggy matrix is lined with deep pine green chalcosiderite in bladed crystals up to 1mm.
This is a very fine example of the species - coming with a label from Dr. F. Krantz, Germany and was purchased in 1977.

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Chalcosiderite

Formula: 
Cu(Fe3+,Al)6(PO4)4(OH)8·4H2O
Strunz: 
8.DD.15
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Phoenix United Mine, Minions, Linkinhorne, Liskeard District, Cornwall, England, UK
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