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Phosphohedyphane On Malachite

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Phosphohedyphane On Malachite

EDS confirmed specimen no 19-11-08-ts0

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Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.8 × 0.6 × 0.3 cm
Description

Almost colourless phosphohedyphane on malachite from the famous Tsumeb mine. EDS confirmed specimen no 19-11-08-ts0. 

Analysis attached. 

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Phosphohedyphane

Formula: 
Ca2Pb3(PO4)3Cl
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Capitana Mine, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile

Malachite

Formula: 
Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BA.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Analysis
Analysis Report - only: Phosphohedyphane On Malachite
Analysis Report - only: Phosphohedyphane On Malachite
Analysis Report - only: Phosphohedyphane On Malachite
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