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Veszelyite

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Description
Locality: 
Palabanda Quarries, M'fouati, Bouenza Department, Congo (Republic)
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 2.5 × 1.2 cm
Description

Specimen of dark blue veszelyite crystals. It comes from a fresh 2019/2020 discovery in the Republic of the Congo.

Veszelyite is a rare copper and zinc secondary phosphate mineral. This particular find is one of the three most interesting finds of this mineral in mineralogical history so far, among such ones as these at Black Pine Mine in Montana and Laochang ore field.  

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Veszelyite

Formula: 
(Cu,Zn)2Zn(PO4)2·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.DA.30
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Ocna de Fier (Vaskö-Moraviţa; Vaskö-Moravicza; Eisenstein), Ocna de Fier-Dognecea District, Banat Mts, Caraş-Severin Co., Romania

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