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Philipsburgite & Azurite

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Philipsburgite & Azurite

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Description
Locality: 
Black Pine Mine, Black Pine Ridge, Granite County, Montana, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.7 × 1.6 × 1 cm
Weight: 
4.00gr
Description

Matrix with vugs lined with platy blue azurite crystals with deep green spheres of philipsburgite (Type Locality). The azurite crystals display a secondary coating of an unidentified mineral and there are also spherical clusters of a lighter green, unidentified mineral.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Philipsburgite

Formula: 
(Cu,Zn)6(AsO4,PO4)2(OH)6·H2O
Strunz: 
8.DA.35
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Black Pine Mine (Combination Mine; Black Pine tailings; Black Pine dump), Black Pine Ridge, John Long Mts, Philipsburg District (Flint Creek District), Granite Co., Montana, USA

Azurite

Formula: 
Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BA.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Chessy copper mines, Chessy-les-Mines, Le Bois d'Oingt, Rhône, Rhône-Alpes, France...

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