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Zeunerite & Olivenite

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Zeunerite & Olivenite

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Description
Locality: 
Grand View Mine, Grand Canyon, Coconino County, Arizona, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.6 × 1.1 × 0.7 cm
Description

An excellent specimen of freestanding zeunerite crystals, intergrown with crystalline Olivenite.   A rare combination specimen for the Grandview Mine.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Zeunerite

Formula: 
Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2·12H2O
Strunz: 
8.EB.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
2.5
Type Locality: 
Walpurgis Flacher vein, Weißer Hirsch Mine (Shaft 3), Neustädtel, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Olivenite

Formula: 
Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.30
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Carharrack Mine, St Day United Mines (Poldice Mines), Gwennap, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, UK

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