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RM759   Claraite with theisite and azurite

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, with a bluish to green color. 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.
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: 6,0 x 5,0 x 2,4 cm.
Found in 2014.



 
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