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Quartz & Shattuckite

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Quartz & Shattuckite

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Description
Locality: 
Van der Plas Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.6 × 2.9 × 1.9 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.01cm
Weight: 
23.00gr
Description

A fine little Shattuckite specimen from Van der Plas Mine, Namibia.  A beautiful little cavity filled with Shattuckite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

Shattuckite

Formula: 
Cu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.DB.40
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5
Type Locality: 
Shattuck Mine (Shattuck-Denn Mine; Shattuck-Arizona Mine; Denn Mine), Bisbee, Warren District, Mule Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
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