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Avdoninite

#52387

Avdoninite

#52387
Availability
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Size
3.5 x 1.5 x 2 cm - Miniature 
Formula
K2Cu5Cl8(OH)4·H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Tolbachik Volcano, Kamchatka, Russia
Tagged
copper

Glassy bright emerald green crystals in vuggy scoria.  This is a good, rich specimen.

A relatively new mineral from 2013 described by Dr. Igor Pekov and others in 2005. The specimen is from Pekov and can be considered "Author's MatriaL".

the exact locality is: Yadovitaya fumarole, Second scoria cone, Northern Breakthrough (North Breach), Great Fissure eruption (Main Fracture), Tolbachik volcano, Kamchatka Krai, Russia

XRD Confirmed, EDS Confirmed, Type & Only Locality, Author's Material

Avdoninite

Formula
K2Cu5Cl8(OH)4·H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Druse, Tabular 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
green 
Streak
pale green 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Special Info
XRD Confirmed
Special Info
EDS Confirmed
Special Info
Type & Only Locality
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Author's Material

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