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Cornetite

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Cornetite

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Description
Locality: 
Star of the Congo Mine, Lubumbashi, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.7 × 0.9 × 0.9 cm
Description

Intense blue cornetite groups on matrix from the Star of Congo Mine, DR Congo. 

Mineral Data
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Cornetite

Formula: 
Cu3(PO4)(OH)3
Strunz: 
8.BE.15
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
L'Etoile du Congo Mine (Star of the Congo Mine; Kalukuluku Mine), Lubumbashi (Elizabethville), Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)...