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Cuprofaustite

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Formula:
(Zn,Cu)(Al,Fe)
 
6
(PO
 
4
)
 
4
(OH)
 
8
A variety of Faustite

A Cu-bearing faustite (turquoise group).
Originally reported from Rhodope Mts, Bulgaria.

Classification of Cuprofaustite

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Chemical Properties of Cuprofaustite

Formula:
(Zn,Cu)(Al,Fe)
 
6
(PO
 
4
)
 
4
(OH)
 
8
Simplified for copy/paste:(Zn,Cu)(Al,Fe)6(PO4)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.

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  • Localities for Cuprofaustite

    (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
     
    • Plovdiv Oblast
    No reference listed
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