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Rouaite & Buttgenbachite

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Rouaite & Buttgenbachite

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Description
Locality: 
Tenke Deposit, Tenke-Fungurume, Kolwezi, Lualaba, DR Congo
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
11 × 9 × 7.5 cm
Description

Excellent sample hosting a large 1.7cm rouaite and others in cavities of malachite-cuprite. Sample also hosts a group of fine buttgenbachite sprays. Sample has the ID no T-R-2419-13

Mineral Data
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Rouaite

Formula: 
Cu2(NO3)(OH)3
Strunz: 
5.NB.05
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Roua Mines (Clue de Roua), Daluis, Guillaumes, Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France...

Buttgenbachite

Formula: 
Cu19(NO3)2(OH)32Cl4·2H2O
Strunz: 
3.DA.25
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Likasi Mine (Panda Mine), Likasi (Jadotville; Jadotstad), Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
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