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Keyite & Bayldonite & Cuprian Adamite

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Keyite & Bayldonite & Cuprian Adamite

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Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1 × 1 × 1 cm
Description

Deep blue keyite crystals with minor cuprian adamite and bayldonite ( FOV 1,1 mm )

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Keyite

Formula: 
Cu2+3Zn4Cd2(AsO4)6·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CA.50
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
blue
Type Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto), Namibia

Bayldonite

Formula: 
PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
8.BH.45
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Penberthy Croft Mine, St Hilary, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK...

Cuprian Adamite

Variety Of: 

Adamite

Formula: 
Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.30
Hardness: 
3.5
Formula: 
(Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
Hardness: 
0.0
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