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Chrysocolla Psm Veszelyite & Hemimorphite

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Chrysocolla Psm Veszelyite & Hemimorphite

Pseudomorph

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Description
Locality: 
Waygate Shaft, Wanlockhead, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, United Kingdom
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 1 × 1 cm
Weight: 
1.50gr
Description

Matrix with small light blue chrysocolla pseudomorphs after veszelyite crystals on colourless hemimorphite crystals. A classic Waygate Shaft mineral paragenesis.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chrysocolla

Formula: 
Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4·nH2O (x < 1)
Strunz: 
9.ED.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.5

Veszelyite

Formula: 
(Cu,Zn)2Zn(PO4)2·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.DA.30
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Ocna de Fier (Vaskö-Moraviţa; Vaskö-Moravicza; Eisenstein), Ocna de Fier-Dognecea District, Banat Mts, Caraş-Severin Co., Romania

Hemimorphite

Formula: 
Zn4Si2O7(OH)2·H2O
Strunz: 
9.BD.10
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Băiţa Mining District (Baita Bihor; Rézbánya), Nucet, Bihor Co., Romania

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