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Cervantite & Covellite

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Cervantite & Covellite

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Description
Locality: 
Clara Mine, Oberwolfach, Freiburg Region, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.4 × 1.8 × 2 cm
Description

Superb golden-brown cervantite rosettes over iridiscent covellite plates.

Very fine for the species/locality!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cervantite

Formula: 
Sb3+Sb5+O4
Strunz: 
4.DE.30
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0
Type Locality: 
Cervantes, Sierra de Ancares, Lugo, Galicia, Spain

Covellite

Formula: 
CuS
Strunz: 
2.CA.05a
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Mt Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy
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