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Serpierite & Zincaluminite

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Serpierite & Zincaluminite

Klaus Krause Collection

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Description
Locality: 
Letmathe, Iserlohn, Sauerland, North Rhine - Westphalia, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
3.4 × 5.2 × 3.7 cm
Weight: 
39.00gr
Description

Serpierite is relatively uncommon hydrated calcium, copper, zinc sulfate. Glassy, powder-blue, blebs and turquoise-blue blades of secondary serpierite crystals richly encrust both sides of the limonitic matrix on this  specimen from an old zinc smelter in Germany.

Mined: 
1980
Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Serpierite

Formula: 
Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6·3H2O
Strunz: 
7.DD.30
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.0
Type Locality: 
Serpieri Mine, Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines), Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza), Lavrion District Mines, Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium), Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika), Greece

Zincaluminite

Formula: 
Zn6Al6(SO4)2(OH)16 · 5H2O
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3
Colour: 
White, bluish-white, pale blue; colourless in transmitted light.
Type Locality: 
Hilarion Mine, Lavrion, Attica, Greece

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My Terms and Conditions 1. KrauklMinerals Mineralnet Klaus Krause mineralien@krause-k.de[p] 2.All transactions must be in Euros - please. You can either send a personal cheque (if you live in the United States, UK or Europe), a money order or you may send cash by registered mail. You may also use PayPal if you would like, half of the PayPal fees are at cost to purchaser .[p] 3.For parcels from 0,5 up to 2kg: If you live in Europe there will be a 8,50Euro s/h charge for all package weights up to 2kg. (Standard Service) If you live in Europe there will be a 5,30 Euro s/h charge for all packed weights up to 0,5kg. Insured packages within Europe will be about 14,90 Euro. If you live in the United States/Worldwide there will be a 12,90 Euro s/h charge for all package weights up to 2kg. (Standard Service) If you live in the United States/worldwide there will be a 8,90Euro s/h charge for all package weights up to 0.5kg. (Air Economy Service 3-7days delivery) But please remember, fragile item should be packed in a package, so there has to be paied the option up to 2 kg. 4.All shipping costs subject to prevailing German Post, or Hermes rates, which might change. KrauklMinerals reserves the right to change these rates should underlying costs change. 5.Shipping costs will economise when 2 or more specimens are purchased together. We will always quote and charge actual costs. 6.Insurance, Recorded Delivery or alternative Carrier can be provided at cost to purchaser. In case of a loss/damage of an uninsured package the purchaser has to carry the costs.[p] The mailing address for KrauklMinerals is: Mineralien im Internet Klaus Krause Kolbstr.26 45889 Gelsenkirchen Germany 7.For all customers: Once we receive your payment we'll package up the specimen(s) and send them within 2days. 8.Remember if there is anything you do not understand, want to ask or would like slightly different – please ask. Thank you!