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Attikaite

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Description
Locality: 
Christiana Mine, Kamariza, Agios Konstantinos, Lavrion District, Attiki Prefecture, Greece
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.3 × 0.8 × 0.7 cm
Description

Bright blue attikaite from the Christiana mine, Kamariza, Attiki, Greece. 

Rare mineral. 

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Attikaite

Formula: 
Ca3Cu2Al2(AsO4)4(OH)4·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.DJ.45
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Streak: 
pale blue
Type Locality: 
Shaft No. 132 (Christiana 132), Christiana Mine, Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines), Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza), Lavrion District Mines, Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium), Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika), Greece