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Olivenite Pharmacosiderite & Brochantite

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Olivenite Pharmacosiderite & Brochantite

Ex Jim Thomas Collection #3963
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Description
Locality: 
Gold Hill Mine, Gold Hill, Tooele County, Utah, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2 × 1.1 × 0.8 cm
Weight: 
1.60gr
Description

Elongated olive green olivenite crystals partially coated in small dark green brochantite crystals and associated with deep brown pharmacosiderite micro crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Olivenite

Formula: 
Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.30
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Carharrack Mine, St Day United Mines (Poldice Mines), Gwennap, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, UK

Pharmacosiderite

Formula: 
KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4·6-7H2O
Strunz: 
8.DK.10
Hardness: 
2.5
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Carharrack Mine, St Day United Mines (Poldice Mines), Gwennap, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, UK

Brochantite

Formula: 
Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Strunz: 
7.BB.25
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Mednorudyanskoye Cu Deposit, Nizhnii Tagil, Sverdlovskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia...

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