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Cuprian Adamite & Hemimorphite

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Cuprian Adamite & Hemimorphite

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Description
Locality: 
Hilarion Mine, Hilarion, Kamariza, Agios Konstantinos, Lavrion District, Attiki Prefecture, Greece
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 3.2 × 2.3 cm
Weight: 
36.00gr
Description

Very rich specimen, huge parts covered with small fir-green cuprian adamite crystals. A few colorless hemimorphite crystals on top.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cuprian Adamite

Variety Of: 

Adamite

Formula: 
Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.30
Hardness: 
3.5
Formula: 
(Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
Hardness: 
0.0

Hemimorphite

Formula: 
Zn4Si2O7(OH)2·H2O
Strunz: 
9.BD.10
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Băiţa Mining District (Baita Bihor; Rézbánya), Nucet, Bihor Co., Romania
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