A variety of
A Cu-bearing faustite (turquoise group).
Originally reported from Rhodope Mts, Bulgaria.
Classification of Cuprofaustite mindat.org URL: http://www.mindat.org/min-1184.html Please feel free to link to this page. Chemical Properties of Cuprofaustite Formula: Simplified for copy/paste: (Zn,Cu)(Al,Fe) 6(PO 4) 4(OH) 8 Essential elements: Al, H, O, P, Zn All elements listed in formula: Al, Cu, Fe, H, O, P, Zn 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. Internet Links for Cuprofaustite Search Engines:
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