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Cobaltaustinite & Cobaltlotharmeyerite

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Cobaltaustinite & Cobaltlotharmeyerite

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Description
Locality: 
Schneeberg, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.7 × 2 × 1.2 cm
Description

Red cobaltlotharmeyerite and green cobaltaustinite in quartz vugs.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cobaltaustinite

Formula: 
CaCo(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BH.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Dome Rock Copper Mine, Boolcoomatta Reserve (Boolcoomata Station; Boolcoomatta), Olary Province, South Australia, Australia

Cobaltlotharmeyerite

Formula: 
Ca(Co,Fe3+,Ni)2(AsO4)2·2(H2O,OH)
Strunz: 
8.CG.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Roter Berg District, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
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