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Rosasite

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Rosasite

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Description
Locality: 
Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.8 × 3.5 × 2.5 cm
Description

A shallow depression in vuggy limonite matrix is covered with velvety deep bluegreen rosasite .

Beautiful and colorful specimen.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Rosasite

Formula: 
(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BA.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Rosas Mine, Narcao, Carbonia-Iglesias Province, Sardinia, Italy
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