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Serpierite & Quartz & Chalcopyrite & Covellite

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Serpierite & Quartz & Chalcopyrite & Covellite

ex. dealer stock Peter Bosse (Kassel/Germany)

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Description
Locality: 
Alexander Mine, Bastenberg, Ramsbeck, North Rhine - Westphalia, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 2 × 1.4 cm
Description

Nice serpierite and quartz, chalcopyrite and covellite on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Serpierite

Formula: 
Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6·3H2O
Strunz: 
7.DD.30
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.0
Type Locality: 
Serpieri Mine, Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines), Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza), Lavrion District Mines, Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium), Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika), Greece

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

Chalcopyrite

Formula: 
CuFeS2
Strunz: 
2.CB.10a
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Covellite

Formula: 
CuS
Strunz: 
2.CA.05a
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Mt Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy
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