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Chalcomenite

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Chalcomenite

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Description
Locality: 
Baccu Locci Mine, Villaputzu, Cagliari Province, Sardinia, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 3 × 2 cm
Description

A superb specimen hosting dozens chalcomenite crystals and minor anglesite. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chalcomenite

Formula: 
CuSeO3·2H2O
Strunz: 
4.JH.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Cerro de Cacheuta, Sierra de Cacheuta, Mendoza, Argentina