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Lipscombite & Turquoise

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Lipscombite & Turquoise

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Description
Locality: 
Silver Coin Mine, Valmy, Humboldt County, Nevada, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.1 × 2.7 × 1.9 cm
Description

Several grass green lipscobite crystals on matrix with lighr blue turquoise

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Lipscombite

Formula: 
Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
8.BB.90
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Sapucaia Mine (Proberil mine), Sapucaia do Norte, Galiléia, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Turquoise

Formula: 
Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8·4H2O
Strunz: 
8.DD.15
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
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