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Cobaltlotharmeyerite & Cobaltaustinite

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Cobaltlotharmeyerite & Cobaltaustinite

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Description
Locality: 
Aghbar Mine, Aghbar, Zagora Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.2 × 2.7 × 2.9 cm
Description

A cluster of dolomite crystals hosts hundreds orange tufts of cobaltlotharmeyerite and some green balls of cobaltaustinite; self  collected on 2008

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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

Cobaltaustinite

Formula: 
CaCo(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BH.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Dome Rock Copper Mine, Boolcoomatta Reserve (Boolcoomata Station; Boolcoomatta), Olary Province, South Australia, Australia
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