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Torbernite Chalcosiderite & Cyrilovite

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Torbernite Chalcosiderite & Cyrilovite

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Description
Locality: 
Lake Boga Granite Quarry, Victoria, Australia
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.8 × 3 × 2 cm
Description

A series of small cavities in a granitic matrix hold some fascinating treasures, gemmy green bladed torbernite, yellow cyrilovite  and blue green chalcosiderite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Torbernite

Formula: 
Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2·12H2O
Strunz: 
8.EB.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Johanngeorgenstadt, Johanngeorgenstadt District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Chalcosiderite

Formula: 
Cu(Fe3+,Al)6(PO4)4(OH)8·4H2O
Strunz: 
8.DD.15
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Phoenix United Mine, Minions, Linkinhorne, Liskeard District, Cornwall, England, UK

Cyrilovite

Formula: 
NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.DL.10
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
Yellow
Type Locality: 
Cyrilov phosphate pegmatite (Cyrillhof), Velké Meziříčí, Vysočina Region, Moravia (Mähren; Maehren), Czech Republic
Earthstones Australia

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