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Chenevixite

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Chenevixite

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Description
Locality: 
Ting-Tang Mine, Gwennap, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
4 × 8.5 × 5 cm
Weight: 
164.00gr
Description

A vein section which is a large example of olive green chenevixite in its typical microcrystalline, compact massive form. This is a  relatively rare secondary mineral but occurs here and elsewhere in the St Day area.

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Mineral Data
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Chenevixite

Formula: 
Cu2Fe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)4
Strunz: 
8.DD.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Type Locality: 
Wheal Gorland, St Day United Mines (Poldice Mines), Gwennap, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, UK

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