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Marshite

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Marshite

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Description
Locality: 
Proprietary Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 1.9 × 1.5 cm
Description

Scattered on a gangue matrix are tiny crystals, about 1 mm across, or transparent, tan-colored marshite, a rare copper iodide. This is classic and very old material for the locality, hard to obtain today. Associated species include mimetite and cerussite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Marshite

Formula: 
CuI
Strunz: 
3.AA.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5
Streak: 
Yellow
Type Locality: 
Broken Hill Proprietary Mine (Proprietary Mine; BHP Mine), Broken Hill, Yancowinna Co., New South Wales, Australia
Earthstones Australia

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