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Tangeite

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Description
Locality: 
La Cumbre Mine, Chivato Viejo, Inca de Oro, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 3 × 2.8 cm
Description

Bright micro crystals covering the sample. chrysocolla, plancheite and druze chalcedony accompany the species, that was discovered only a few years ago in this area.

Mineral Data
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Tangeite

Formula: 
CaCu(VO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BH.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5
Type Locality: 
Glavnaya vein, Tyuya-Muyun Cu-V-U Deposit (Radium Mine), Alai Range (Alay Range), Osh Oblast, Kyrgyzstan

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