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Duhamelite Dolomite Chalcocite & Cuprite

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Duhamelite Dolomite Chalcocite & Cuprite

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Description
Locality: 
Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi, Lualaba, DR Congo
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 4.5 × 3.7 cm
Description

<p>Dahumelite fibres on dolomite with chalcocite with crystalline cuprite seams. Came out from Mashamba, Congo. Will be wrapped in lead foil. Weight: 140 gr</p>

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Duhamelite

Variety Of: 

Mottramite

Formula: 
PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BH.40
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Formula: 
(Pb,Bi,Ca)Cu(VO4)(OH,O)
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.0

Dolomite

Formula: 
CaMg(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal - Rhombohedral
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White

Chalcocite

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

Cuprite

Formula: 
Cu2O
Strunz: 
4.AA.10
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
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