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Metatorbernite & Turquoise

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Metatorbernite & Turquoise

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Description
Locality: 
Mines Hill, Cerro de las Minas, Mérida, Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.9 × 4.2 × 2.3 cm
Weight: 
42.00gr
Description

Very interesting specimen of green turquoise crystals forming botryoidal aggregates with a nice bluish tones covering metatorbernite crystals on a granitic matrix. This specimen is coming from a little deposit found in 2013 and nowaday exausted.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Metatorbernite

Formula: 
Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.EB.10
Hardness: 
2.5
Type Locality: 
Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Turquoise

Formula: 
Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8·4H2O
Strunz: 
8.DD.15
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0

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