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Trögerite & Metazeunerite

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Trögerite & Metazeunerite

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Description
Locality: 
Wheal Edward, St Just, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 4 × 4 cm
Description

A fairy recent discovery of trogerite from The Wheal Edward Mine.

The specimen displays crystalline laths of yellow, green trogerite with micro crystalline plates of apple green metazeunerite on iron rich quartz matrix.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Trögerite

Formula: 
(UO2)3(AsO4)2·12H2O (?)
Strunz: 
8.EB.15
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Walpurgis Flacher vein, Weißer Hirsch Mine (Shaft 3), Neustädtel, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Metazeunerite

Formula: 
Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.EB.10
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Walpurgis Flacher vein, Weißer Hirsch Mine (Shaft 3), Neustädtel, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
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