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Powellite With Brochantite

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Description
Locality: 
Chuquicamata Mine, Calama, Antofagasta Region, Chile
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.4 × 6.3 × 6 cm
Description

Hundreds of orange yellowish crystals of powellite to 2 mm associated to green fibrous brochantite on matrix.

Ex. Dr. Bob Janssens specimen, #1803, who visited the Chuquicamata mine in different occasions, and bought it there in 1999.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Powellite

Formula: 
Ca(MoO4)
Strunz: 
7.GA.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Peacock Mine (South Peacock; Darland; Peacock & South Peacock), Cuprum, Seven Devils District, Adams Co., Idaho, USA

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...

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