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RM1811   Claraite with theisite and azurite

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

Globular groups formed by lamellar crystals of theisite, with a bluish to green color on a matrix of dolomite. It is accompanied by crusts of claraite crystals, of an intense turquoise blue. Also with azurite. 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.

Size: 6.8 x 6.5 x 3.8 cm
Found in 2015.

Analyzed specimen with report