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Fraipontite

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Fraipontite

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Locality: 
Christiana Mine, Kamariza, Agios Konstantinos, Lavrion District, Attiki Prefecture, Greece
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.3 × 2 × 0.9 cm
Description

White fraipontite on very pale blue copper bearing allophane. Fraipontite is an uncommon zinc bearing phyllosilicate mineral. Confirmed material

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Fraipontite

Formula: 
(Zn,Al)3((Si,Al)2O5)(OH)4
Strunz: 
9.ED.15
Hardness: 
2.5
Type Locality: 
Vieille Montagne (Altenberg; Kelmisberg), Moresnet, Kelmis, Plombières-Vieille Montagne District (Plombières-Altenberg), Verviers, Liège Province, Belgium
Loranth Minerals

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