Moving mountains for you
Switch currency

Current Live Auctions

Current Live Fixed Price Sales

Plancheite

Views:
Watches:
SHS188574

Plancheite

Description Tabs

Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.6 × 1 × 0.7 cm
Description

Plancheite on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Plancheite

Formula: 
Cu8(Si8O22)(OH)4·H2O
Strunz: 
9.DB.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
6.0
Type Locality: 
Sanda carriere (Sanda quarry; Sanda Mine), Mindouli, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Republic of Congo (Brazzaville)
Item Toolbox