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Rosasite & Quartz

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Rosasite & Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
4 × 7 × 4 cm
Description

Dark blue-green rosasite crystals covered by sparkling quartz 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

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White
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