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Chrysocolla, Hemimorphite

Chrysocolla : Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4·nH2O (x < 1), Hemimorphite : Zn4Si2O7(OH)2·H2O
minID: 0XT-7WA

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Dimensions: 6.1 cm x 4.2 cm x 3.7 cm

Pretty sky-blue spherical groupings of crystallized chrysocolla to 0.1 cm in diameter are scattered over darker green chrysocolla replacing prismatic crystals of hemimorphite to 0.1 cm in length. Size: 6.1 x 4.2 x 3.7 cm. Ex Gene Tribbey collection.

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Photo added: 8th May 2010

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