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Juangodoyite Aragonite Hydromagnesite Northupite Chalconatronite & Chalcocite

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Juangodoyite Aragonite Hydromagnesite Northupite Chalconatronite & Chalcocite

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Description
Locality: 
Rudna 9 Mine, Gmina Polkowice, Polkowice County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Poland
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.6 × 6.5 × 2 cm
Description

Very rare, light blue Juangodoyite with white acicular mixture of Aragonite, Hydromagnesite and Northupite and dark blue, azurite like Chalconatronite on matrix - sandstone with massive Chalcocite. from recent (2018-2019) finds in Rudna 9 mine - second worldwide locality for Juangodoyite! Specimens from this find was analysed!

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Juangodoyite

Formula: 
Na2Cu(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.60
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Santa Rosa Mine, Santa Rosa-Huantajaya District, Iquique Province, Tarapacá Region, Chile

Chalconatronite

Formula: 
Na2Cu(CO3)2·3H2O
Strunz: 
5.CB.40
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Egypt

Aragonite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.15
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Gallo river, Molina de Aragón, Guadalajara, Castile-La Mancha, Spain

Hydromagnesite

Formula: 
Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2·4H2O
Strunz: 
5.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5
Type Locality: 
Castle Point, Hoboken, Hudson Co., New Jersey, USA

Northupite

Formula: 
Na3Mg(CO3)2Cl
Strunz: 
5.BF.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Searles Lake, San Bernardino Co., California, USA

Chalcocite

Formula: 
Cu2S
Strunz: 
2.BA.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0

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