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Roselite & Cobaltaustinite

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Roselite & Cobaltaustinite

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Description
Locality: 
Aghbar Mine, Bou Azzer, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 4.5 × 2.5 cm
Description

Some vugs filled with perfect bright red roselite crystals and green balls of cobaltaustinite, a classic now hard to find in such good conditions 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Roselite

Formula: 
Ca2(Co2+,Mg)(AsO4)2·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CG.10
Hardness: 
3.5
Type Locality: 
Rappold Mine, Neustädtel, 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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