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Austinite (cuprian) with Malachite

#PD32609

Austinite (cuprian) with Malachite

#PD32609
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 6 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CaZnAsO4(OH) (RRUFF)
Locality
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Tagged
copper

Dark green cuprian Austinite along with a patch of lighter green Malachite, this specimen shows good form and good color.  The luster of the Austinite is quite strong, and readily distinguishes it from the Malachite.

Austinite

Formula
CaZnAsO4(OH) 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Cleavage
Good, None, None 
Luster
Subadamantine 
Color
brown, colorless, green, yellowish white, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Disphenoidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Uneven 
Hardness
4-4.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
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