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Zálesíite & Conichalcite

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Zálesíite & Conichalcite

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Description
Locality: 
Nuxis, Carbonia-Iglesias Province, Sardinia, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 3.4 × 2.1 cm
Description

Some tiny green tufts of zalesiite and green blass of conichalcite from Mount Tamara mine, Nuxis, Sardinia

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Zálesíite

Formula: 
CaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6·3H2O
Strunz: 
8.DL.15
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Zálesí (Zalesie), Javorník (Jauernig), Olomouc Region, Moravia (Mähren; Maehren), Czech Republic

Conichalcite

Formula: 
CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BH.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Hinojosa del Duque, Córdoba, Andalusia, Spain
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