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Chalcosiderite

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Chalcosiderite

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Description
Locality: 
Miguel Vacas Mine, Conceição, Vila Viçosa, Evora District, Portugal
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.7 × 3.5 × 3.3 cm
Description

Intensive green chalcosiderite microcrystals very rich on shist matrix.

Beautiful old time specimen - collected 1991

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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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