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Kapellasite

Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Herzog Julius Hütte, Astfeld, Lower Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 1 × 0.7 cm
Description

Sky blue  globular fibrous crystals of the very rare mineral kapellasite (IMA 2005-009), a copper zinc hydroxyl chloride known from only two localities worldwide and associated to colorless gypsum.! 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Kapellasite

Formula: 
Cu3Zn(OH)6Cl2
Strunz: 
3.DA.10c
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Sounion Mine No. 19 ("Chloridstollen"), Sounion Mines, Sounion area, Lavrion District Mines, Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium), Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika), Greece...

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