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Conichalcite Psm Clinoclase & Cobaltaustinite

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Conichalcite Psm Clinoclase & Cobaltaustinite

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Description
Locality: 
Dome Rock Copper Mine, Boolcoomatta Reserve, Olary Province, South Australia, Australia
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.7 × 3.3 × 1.8 cm
Description

A double sided specimen with dark green cobaltaustinite and light green conichalcite and on the opposing side, dark blue elongated clinoclase crystals have formed, and have been pseudomorphed in places by conichalcite.

A rarity for anyone interested in pseudomorphs

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Conichalcite

Formula: 
CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BH.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Hinojosa del Duque, Córdoba, Andalusia, Spain

Clinoclase

Formula: 
Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Strunz: 
8.BE.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Wheal Gorland, St Day United Mines (Poldice Mines), Gwennap, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, UK

Cobaltaustinite

Formula: 
CaCo(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BH.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Dome Rock Copper Mine, Boolcoomatta Reserve (Boolcoomata Station; Boolcoomatta), Olary Province, South Australia, Australia
Earthstones Australia

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