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Eriochalcite & Vendidaite

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Eriochalcite & Vendidaite

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Description
Locality: 
La Vendida Mine, Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.8 × 2.6 × 1.6 cm
Description

Sealed eriochalcite in a box with vendidaite. Sample was not opened to keep it under sealead conditions. Detailed pictures are sample images taken from another non-sealed specimen. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Eriochalcite

Formula: 
CuCl2·2H2O
Strunz: 
3.BB.05
Hardness: 
2.5
Type Locality: 
Mt Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy

Vendidaite

Formula: 
Al2(SO4)(OH)3Cl·6H2O
Hardness: 
2.0 - 0.0
Colour: 
Colorless
Type Locality: 
La Vendida Mine (Rio Tinto Mine), Caracoles, Sierra Gorda District, Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile
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