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Molybdofornacite & Powellite

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Molybdofornacite & Powellite

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Description
Locality: 
Dulcinea De Llampos Mine, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.8 × 4 × 2 cm
Description

Light green molybdofornacite accompanied by powellite and darker green malachite on quartz matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Molybdofornacite

Formula: 
Pb2Cu(MoO4,CrO4)(AsO4,PO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
7.FC.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto), Namibia

Powellite

Formula: 
Ca(MoO4)
Strunz: 
7.GA.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Peacock Mine (South Peacock; Darland; Peacock & South Peacock), Cuprum, Seven Devils District, Adams Co., Idaho, USA

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