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Brochantite Connellite & Zippeite

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Brochantite Connellite & Zippeite

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Description
Locality: 
Wheal Owles, Botallack, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
4 × 10 × 3 cm
Description

Matrix partly coated with dark green brochantite and micro crystalline connellite with minor zippeite.

Collected underground in the Cargodna section, Wheal Owles.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Brochantite

Formula: 
Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Strunz: 
7.BB.25
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Mednorudyanskoye Cu Deposit, Nizhnii Tagil, Sverdlovskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia...

Connellite

Formula: 
Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4·3H2O
Strunz: 
3.DA.25
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Wheal Providence, Providence Mines, Carbis Bay, St Ives, St Ives District, Cornwall, England, UK

Zippeite

Formula: 
K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH)·3H2O
Group Parent: 
Zippeite Group
Strunz: 
7.EC.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.0
Type Locality: 
Elias Mine, Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic
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