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Pseudomalachite & Duftite

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Pseudomalachite & Duftite

ex K.G.Danzeglocke 1979
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Borstein, Reichenbach, Odenwald, Hesse, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2 × 2 × 0.5 cm
Weight: 
2.00gr
Description

Well terminated crystallized pseudomalachite groups with few light green duftite crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pseudomalachite

Formula: 
Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Strunz: 
8.BD.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Type Locality: 
Virneberg Mine (St Josephsberg Mine), Rheinbreitbach, Linz am Rhein, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Duftite

Formula: 
PbCu(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BH.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto), Namibia
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