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RM1411   Claraite with theisite

Les Ferreres mine, Rocabruna, Camprodon, Girona, Catalunya, Spain

Excellent groups formed by lamellar crystals of claraite, of an intense turquoise blue, on a matrix of dolomite and sulphides. It is accompanied by spheric aggregates of theisite crystals. Analysis results will be sent to the buyer.

Claraite is a rare copper and zinc carbonate which may contain sulfur and/or arsenic. Theisite is a rare copper and zinc arsenate-antimonate that has been described for the first time in this mine in the Catalan Pyrenees. These mineral species are the second citation in Spain.
We have published a book called "Rocabruna i el seu entorn. La mina de les Ferreres" where you could enjoy all species collected and determined until the date of publication (2014).

Size: 4.0 x 3.8 x 3.5 cm.
Found in 2015.