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Cornetite

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Cornetite

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Description
Locality: 
Blue Mine, Springbok, Okiep, Namakwa District, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 5.8 × 4 cm
Description

A very good coverage of green/blue cornetite on a nicely contrasting matrix from South Africa. A good colourful specimen.

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Cornetite

Formula: 
Cu3(PO4)(OH)3
Strunz: 
8.BE.15
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
L'Etoile du Congo Mine (Star of the Congo Mine; Kalukuluku Mine), Lubumbashi (Elizabethville), Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)...
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