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Metazeunerite Mixite Tyrolite & Conichalcite

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Metazeunerite Mixite Tyrolite & Conichalcite

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Description
Locality: 
Profunda Mine, Cármenes, León, Castile & León, Spain
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.6 × 3 × 2.8 cm
Description

Emerald green meta-zeunerite crystals are set on a matrix with a rich paragenesis of green conichalcite balls, lighter green mixite sprays and grass green tyrolite. Very minor azurite is present.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Metazeunerite

Formula: 
Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.EB.10
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Walpurgis Flacher vein, Weißer Hirsch Mine (Shaft 3), Neustädtel, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Mixite

Formula: 
BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6·3H2O
Strunz: 
8.DL.15
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

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

Conichalcite

Formula: 
CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BH.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Hinojosa del Duque, Córdoba, Andalusia, Spain
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