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Spangolite & Connellite

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Spangolite & Connellite

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Description
Locality: 
La Finosa Mine, Ghisoni, Corte, Haute-Corse, Corsica, France
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 3.3 × 1.5 cm
Description

 Bright blue crystals of connellite on lighter blue spangolite crystals with blue smears on the reverse side of the specimen from the Fontana Rosa Mine aka La Finosa Mine

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Spangolite

Formula: 
Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl·3H2O
Strunz: 
7.DD.15
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.0

Connellite

Formula: 
Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4·3H2O
Strunz: 
3.DA.25
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Wheal Providence, Providence Mines, Carbis Bay, St Ives, St Ives District, Cornwall, England, UK
Earthstones Australia

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