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Tyrolite Duftite & Partzite

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Tyrolite Duftite & Partzite

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Description
Locality: 
Cornberg, Hersfeld-Rotenburg, Kassel Region, Hesse, Germany
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.7 × 4 × 0.5 cm
Weight: 
7.00gr
Description

Turquoise-blue tyrolite, greenish yellow duftite and yellowish green partzite (?) on matrix. Very rare from this very seldom offered locality.

A tiny ignorable chip broke off after photographing.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tyrolite

Formula: 
Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8·11H2O
Strunz: 
8.DM.10
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Falkenstein, Falkenstein District, Schwaz, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria

Duftite

Formula: 
PbCu(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BH.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto), Namibia

Partzite

Renamed To: 

Cuproroméite

Formula: 
Cu2Sb2(O,OH)7
Strunz: 
4.DH.20
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.0