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Zincian Malachite

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Formula:
(Cu,Zn)
 
2
(CO
 
3
)(OH)
 
2
A variety of Malachite

A Zn-bearing variety of malachite with Cu:Zn greater than 4:1.
Can be distinguished from rosasite by X-ray diffraction.

Classification of Zincian Malachite

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Chemical Properties of Zincian Malachite

Formula:
(Cu,Zn)
 
2
(CO
 
3
)(OH)
 
2
Simplified for copy/paste:(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Essential elements:C, Cu, H, O
All elements listed in formula:C, Cu, H, O, Zn

Other Names for Zincian Malachite

Synonyms:
Cuprozincite
Other Languages:
German:Cuprozinkit

Other Information

Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

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  • Localities for Zincian Malachite

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    (TL) indicates type locality. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
    Bulgaria
     
    USA
     
    • Nevada
      • Lincoln Co.
        • Bristol and Jackrabbit Districts
          • Bristol Silver Mines Inc.
    Bob Werner (2009) Mineral News, 25, #11, 1-5.
    Zambia
     
    • Central Province
      • Kabwe District
        • Kabwe (Broken Hill)
    Kampunzu, A.B., Cailteux, J.L.H., Kamona, A.F., Intiomale, M.M., and Melcher, F. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 263-297.
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