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Ktenasite & Antlerite

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Ktenasite & Antlerite

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Description
Locality: 
Jean Baptiste Mine, Kamariza, Agios Konstantinos, Lavrion District, Attiki Prefecture, Greece
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 1.6 × 0.8 cm
Description

Some electric blue ktenasite crystals with green antlerite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Ktenasite

Formula: 
Zn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6·6H2O
Strunz: 
7.DD.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Jean Baptiste Mine, Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines), Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza), Lavrion District Mines, Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium), Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika), Greece

Antlerite

Formula: 
Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Strunz: 
7.BB.15
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal
Hardness: 
3.5
Type Locality: 
Antler Mine (Antler Gold Mine; Spuyten Duyvel Mine), Arrastra Mt., Hualapai District, Hualapai (Hualpai) Mts, Mohave Co., Arizona, USA
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