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Annabergite Cobaltlotharmeyerite & Talmessite

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Annabergite Cobaltlotharmeyerite & Talmessite

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Description
Locality: 
Aghbar Mine, Bou Azzer, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.2 × 3 × 2 cm
Description

<p>Some light green groups of annabergite crystals on quartz with orange tufts of cobaltlotharmeyerite and, in another vug, two apple green talmessite crystals on quartz</p>

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Annabergite

Formula: 
Ni3(AsO4)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.CE.40
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Teichgräber Flacher vein, Teichgräber deep adit, Kippenhain Mine (Kippenhayn Mine), Schreckenberg, Frohnau, Annaberg-Buchholz, Annaberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Cobaltlotharmeyerite

Formula: 
Ca(Co,Fe3+,Ni)2(AsO4)2·2(H2O,OH)
Strunz: 
8.CG.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Roter Berg District, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Talmessite

Formula: 
Ca2Mg(AsO4)2·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CG.05
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
5.0
Type Locality: 
Talmessi Mine (Talmesi Mine; Telmessi Mine; Telmesi Mine), Anarak District, Nain County (Nayin County), Esfahan Province (Isfahan Province; Aspadana Province), Iran
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