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Conichalcite On Chrysocolla Psm Mixite

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Conichalcite On Chrysocolla Psm Mixite

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Description
Locality: 
Dome Rock Copper Mine, Boolcoomatta Reserve, Olary Province, South Australia, Australia
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
4.2 × 9.4 × 7.2 cm
Description

Bright green isolated balls of conichalcite crystals over pale blue chrysocolla pseudomorphing fibrous mixite on a matrix lined with black chrysocolla

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

Chrysocolla

Formula: 
Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4·nH2O (x < 1)
Strunz: 
9.ED.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.5

Mixite

Formula: 
BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6·3H2O
Strunz: 
8.DL.15
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic
Earthstones Australia

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