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Serpierite Connellite & Gypsum

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Serpierite Connellite & Gypsum

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Description
Locality: 
Lavrion District Mines, Attiki Prefecture, Greece
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 1.9 × 1.6 cm
Weight: 
7.00gr
Description

Teal blue serpierite (brighter) and connelite (darker) with gypsum. EDX-confirmed.

Colors a bit different in nature.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Serpierite

Formula: 
Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6·3H2O
Strunz: 
7.DD.30
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.0
Type Locality: 
Serpieri Mine, Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines), Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza), Lavrion District Mines, Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium), Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika), Greece

Connellite

Formula: 
Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4·3H2O
Strunz: 
3.DA.25
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Wheal Providence, Providence Mines, Carbis Bay, St Ives, St Ives District, Cornwall, England, UK

Gypsum

Formula: 
CaSO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
7.CD.40
Hardness: 
2.0
Streak: 
White.
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