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Zálesíite & Meta-ankoleite

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Zálesíite & Meta-ankoleite

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Description
Locality: 
Los Azules Mine, Quebrada San Miguel, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 5 × 2 cm
Description

fine piece, there are many groups of radial and acicular crystals of pale green colour, very aesthetic and rare, with green globular Conicalcite, brown Epidoto and, probably, a very rare uranium phosphate, Meta-Ankoleite, visible in the last picture. The species has been confirmed recently by Kampf

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Zálesíite

Formula: 
CaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6·3H2O
Strunz: 
8.DL.15
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Zálesí (Zalesie), Javorník (Jauernig), Olomouc Region, Moravia (Mähren; Maehren), Czech Republic

Meta-ankoleite

Formula: 
K2(UO2)2(PO4)2·6H2O
Strunz: 
8.EB.15
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Colour: 
yellow
Type Locality: 
Mungenyi pegmatite, Ankole pegmatite field, Mbarara District, Uganda

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