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Buttgenbachite

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Buttgenbachite

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Description
Locality: 
Likasi Mine, Kambove, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.7 × 2 × 0.95 cm
Description

blue, elongated, lustrous buttgenbachite spray, combined with malachite - on cuprite matrix
 

Mineral Data
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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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