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Cuprorivaite

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Cuprorivaite

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Description
Locality: 
Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.3 × 0.15 × 0.1 cm
Description

Dozens of striking blue cuprorivaite in well shaped habit in a cavity. W. Schüller specimen, after whom schüllerite is named after. 

Very rare.

References: 

Hentschel, G., Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München, 1983

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cuprorivaite

Formula: 
CaCu[Si4O10]
Strunz: 
9.EA.05
Hardness: 
5.0
Colour: 
Blue
Type Locality: 
Mt Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy
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