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Wroewolfeite from
Sur les Roches quarry, Bastogne, Luxembourg, Wallonia, Belgium

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Wroewolfeite
Formula:Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Comments:Hatert et al. (2000): "Wroewolfeite exists as microcrystalline turquoise blue coatings of acicular crystals averaging 100 µm. X-ray powder pattern of this rare mineral agrees with that of wroewolfeite from Loudville mine, Massachusetts, USA (JCPDS 27-1133). Chemical analysis only confirms Cu and S."
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Houssa, M., and Coune, F. (2000) Native gold, native silver and secondary minerals in the quartz veins from Bastogne, Belgium. Bulletin de l'Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique, Sciences de la Terre, 70, 223-229.;
Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., and van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Ed., 304 pp.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Wroewolfeite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Sur les Roches quarry, Bastogne, Luxembourg, Wallonia, Belgium
Nearest other occurrences of Wroewolfeite
32.8km (20.4 miles) Tier des Carrières, Cahai (Cahay), Vielsalm, Stavelot Massif, Luxembourg, Wallonia, Belgium
39.0km (24.2 miles) La Flèche quarry, Bertrix, Luxembourg, Wallonia, Belgium
83.8km (52.1 miles) Copper smelter slag locality, Kall, Mechernich, Euskirchen, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
 
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