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Derriksite

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Derriksite

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Description
Locality: 
Musonoi Mine, Kolwezi, Lualaba, DR Congo
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 1.3 × 1 cm
Description

Dark green derriksite with demesmaekerite from the Musonoi mine, Lualaba, DR Congo. 

Rare mineral. 

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Derriksite

Formula: 
Cu4(UO2)(SeO3)2(OH)6·H2O
Strunz: 
4.JG.30
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Musonoi Mine, Kolwezi, Kolwezi District, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)