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Rosasite on Cuprite

#PD35058

Rosasite on Cuprite

#PD35058
Availability
Sold
Size
8 x 5 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CuZnCO3(OH)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Tagged
carbonate

An interesting specimen of mostly tiny spheroidal groups of Rosasite overgrown on Cuprite crystals. You can see some of the outlines of the Cuprite in the photos. Also on the specimen is yellowish prispmatic groups of Mimetite.

Rosasite

Formula
CuZnCO3(OH)2 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Spherical, Mammillary, Encrustations 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Silky 
Color
blue green, light blue, sky blue 
Streak
light blue 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Splintery 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
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