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Olivenite

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Olivenite

Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Wheal Gorland, St Day, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.6 × 2 × 1.5 cm
Description

A lovely little specimen from a classic Cornish locality comprising of lustrous, dark green olivenite micro-crystals on quartz matrix. Great under magnification.
 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Olivenite

Formula: 
Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.30
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Carharrack Mine, St Day United Mines (Poldice Mines), Gwennap, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, UK
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