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Cobaltkoritnigite & Erythrite

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Cobaltkoritnigite & Erythrite

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Description
Locality: 
Bouismas Mine, Bou Azzer, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.2 × 4.5 × 2.4 cm
Description

A very rich specimen that I bought in Oumlil miner's village on 2008 ; it features several red  magenta tufts of cobaltkoritnigite with pink balls of erythrite

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Cobaltkoritnigite

Formula: 
(Co,Zn)(HAsO4)·H2O
Strunz: 
8.CB.20
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Schwarzenberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Erythrite

Formula: 
Co3(AsO4)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.CE.40
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Daniel Mine (St. Daniel Mine), Neustädtel, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
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