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(CU 2 ZN)2(CO3)(OH)2 [1 record]

Record 1 2021-07-14

English

Subject field(s)
  • Mineralogy
  • Economic Geology
Universal entry(ies)
(Cu+2,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
formula, see observation
DEF

A green to sky-blue monoclinic mineral of the rosasite group, having a specific gravity of 4.0 to 4.2 and a hardness of about 4.5 on the Mohs scale ...

OBS

... found in the oxidized zones of zinc-copper-lead ore deposits.

OBS

Chemical formula: (Cu+2,Zn2(CO3)(OH)2

French

Domaine(s)
  • Minéralogie
  • Géologie économique
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
(Cu+2,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
formula, see observation
DEF

Minéral secondaire (carbonate), du système cristallin monoclinique, trouvé dans les zones d'oxydation des gisements de [zinc-cuivre-plomb] sous forme de croûtes botryoïdales ou fibreuses, de couleur verte à vert bleuâtre.

OBS

Formule chimique : (Cu+2,Zn2(CO3)(OH)2

Spanish

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