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Namibite & Chrysocolla

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Namibite & Chrysocolla

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Description
Locality: 
Hechtsberg Quarry, Hausach, Freiburg Region, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.8 × 1.5 × 1.7 cm
Description

Namibite crystals on chrysocolla

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Namibite

Formula: 
Cu(BiO)2(VO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.50
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Type Locality: 
Mesopotamia 504, Mesopotamia Copper Valley, Khorixas District, Kunene Region, Namibia

Chrysocolla

Formula: 
Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4·nH2O (x < 1)
Strunz: 
9.ED.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.5