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Chalcomenite & Alunite

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Chalcomenite & Alunite

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Description
Locality: 
El Dragón Mine, Quijarro Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.2 × 2.5 × 1 cm
Description

A boxwork of limonite is lined with white botyroidal groups of alunite and sugary turquoise blue crystals of chalcomenite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chalcomenite

Formula: 
CuSeO3·2H2O
Strunz: 
4.JH.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Cerro de Cacheuta, Sierra de Cacheuta, Mendoza, Argentina

Alunite

Formula: 
KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Strunz: 
7.BC.10
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Allumiere Quarries, Tolfa, Rome Province, Latium, Italy
Earthstones Australia

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