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Pilipenkoite

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Pilipenkoite

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Description
Locality: 
Arsenatnaya Fumarole, Second Scoria Cone, Great Fissure, Tolbachik Volcano, Kamchatka Krai, Russian Federation
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.8 × 0.8 × 0.6 cm
Description

Pilipenkoite (IMA No. 2022-017), from its type locality: the
Arsenatnaya fumarole, Second scoria cone of the Northern Breakthrough of the Great Tolbachik
The mineral forms small sky-blue
crusts  typically covered by iron-black tenorite, with white to
colorless sanidine. Extremely rare mineral only a few specimen are known

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pilipenkoite

Formula: 
KCu(AsO4) · H2O
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Type Locality: 
Arsenatnaya Fumarole, Tolbachik Volcano, Kamchatka Krai, Russia

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