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Cornetite

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Cornetite

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Description
Locality: 
Swambo Hill, Kambove, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
5 × 9.3 × 8 cm
Weight: 
275.00gr
Description

Beautiful specimen from Congo with a myriad of cornetite crystals of excellent brightness and transparency singles or reunited in rosette of an intense blue color

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Cornetite

Formula: 
Cu3(PO4)(OH)3
Strunz: 
8.BE.15
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
L'Etoile du Congo Mine (Star of the Congo Mine; Kalukuluku Mine), Lubumbashi (Elizabethville), Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)...

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