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Cuprorivaite

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Cuprorivaite

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Description
Locality: 
Nickenicher Sattel, Nickenich, Andernach, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.1 × 1 × 0.8 cm
Description

Several intense blue cuprorivaite crystals in cavities. Rare mineral!

 

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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