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Rosasite & Hemimorphite

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Rosasite & Hemimorphite

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Description
Locality: 
Granite Gap, Hidalgo County, New Mexico, United States of America
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
2 × 3 × 2 cm
Description

Blue rosasite spheres with colorless hemimorphite crystals on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Rosasite

Formula: 
(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BA.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Rosas Mine, Narcao, Carbonia-Iglesias Province, Sardinia, Italy

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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