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Chalcophanite

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Description
Locality: 
Esperanza Mine, Lavrion District, Attiki Prefecture, Greece
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.7 × 3.3 × 2.1 cm
Description

A representative example of this rarity from Lavrion with highly lustrous crystals on gossan matrix.

ex Konstantinos Papaspyropoulos collection.

Mineral Data
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Chalcophanite

Formula: 
(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7·3H2O
Strunz: 
4.FL.20
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
2.5
Type Locality: 
Passaic pit (Marshall Mine; Passaic Mine), Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

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