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Rosasite Psm Calcite

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Rosasite Psm Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
Dos Adrianas Mine, Zapallar, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 4 × 2.5 cm
Description

Rhombohedral crystals of calcite replaced by rosasite, accompanied by goethite and acicular hydrozincite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Rosasite

Formula: 
(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BA.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Rosas Mine, Narcao, Carbonia-Iglesias Province, Sardinia, Italy

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White

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