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Plancheite

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Locality: 
Omaue Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 5 × 2 cm
Description

A sample with a 2.5 cm vug covered with balls of shattuckite.

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Plancheite

Formula: 
Cu8(Si8O22)(OH)4·H2O
Strunz: 
9.DB.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
6.0
Type Locality: 
Sanda carriere (Sanda quarry; Sanda Mine), Mindouli, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Republic of Congo (Brazzaville)

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