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Cuprian Adamite & Pharmacosiderite

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Cuprian Adamite & Pharmacosiderite

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Description
Locality: 
Eukaby Mine. Baratta Homestead. Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 3.5 × 2 cm
Description

Fine crystals of yellow to brown crystals of pharmocosiderite are scattered amongst light green transparent cuprian adamite crystals. the gossan matrix is rich in massive quartz and baryte, providing an interested matrix for this specimen from the southern end of the Flinders Ranges

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cuprian Adamite

Variety Of: 

Adamite

Formula: 
Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.30
Hardness: 
3.5
Formula: 
(Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
Hardness: 
0.0

Pharmacosiderite

Formula: 
KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4·6-7H2O
Strunz: 
8.DK.10
Hardness: 
2.5
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Carharrack Mine, St Day United Mines (Poldice Mines), Gwennap, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, UK
Earthstones Australia

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