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Metazeunerite On Quartz

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Metazeunerite On Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Erongo Mountains, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9 × 8 × 6 cm
Description

A fine specimen of green metazeunerite on quartz that came out from Erongo. This mineral is rare in the Erongo Mountains. Remember this rock is heavy...
Weight: 541gr.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Metazeunerite

Formula: 
Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.EB.10
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Walpurgis Flacher vein, Weißer Hirsch Mine (Shaft 3), Neustädtel, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Quartz

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