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Cousinite & Plancheite

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Cousinite & Plancheite

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Description
Locality: 
Shinkolobwe Mine, Shinkolobwe, Kambove, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 1.7 × 1.2 cm
Description

Dark cousinite with bluish plancheite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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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