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Volborthite

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Volborthite

Ex Robert Jakob Collection
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Description
Locality: 
Musonoi Mine, Kolwezi, Lualaba, DR Congo
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.1 × 3.1 × 1.8 cm
Description

This is a rare copper-vanadium oxide and represents one of just a handful of mineral species that contain the element vanadium as a primary constituent. This fine specimen features several deep olive-coloured blades consisting of elongated crystals. This is a very rich specimen especially from Musonois. Specimen is not analysed. 

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Volborthite

Formula: 
Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.FD.05
Hardness: 
3.5
Type Locality: 
Sofronovskii Cu Mine, Yugovskii Zavod, Perm', Permskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia...

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