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Cuprian Austinite

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Cuprian Austinite

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Description
Locality: 
Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.8 × 2.2 × 1.4 cm
Description

A top quality cupran austinite from Mexico. In my experience as a specialist collector of Mexican specimens few examples of this mineral and even fewer of this quality come up for sale at a sensible price. This specimen has sharp crystals with super colour on contrasting matrix.     

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cuprian Austinite

Variety Of: 

Austinite

Formula: 
CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BH.35
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Hardness: 
0.0
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