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Sample n° 14445

Minerals found in the sample
Mineral Formula Category Subcategory Importance
LUDJIBAITE Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4 phosphates, arsenates and vanadates phosphates major
PSEUDOMALACHITE Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4 phosphates, arsenates and vanadates phosphates major
LIBETHENITE Cu2(PO4)(OH) phosphates, arsenates and vanadates phosphates minor
Description
Description: red sandstone (12 cm), with green crystals (pseudomalachite), blue-green crystals (ludjibaite) and olive-green rosettes (libethenite)
Information: cotype of ludjibaite (IMA Catalogue of Type Mineral Specimens) // Piret, P. & Deliens, M., 1988. Description de la ludjibaite, un polymorphe de la pseudomalachite, Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4. Bulletin de Minéralogie 111, 167-171.
Origin
  • Country: Congo (RDC)
  • Region: Katanga
  • Locality: Ludjiba
Specification
  • Donors: Lhoest
    Donation year: 1986
  • Sampling year:
    Registration date:
  • Quantity: 1
    Size: 2
  • Dimension code 1>2>3: 1
    Quality code 1>2>3: 1
  • Holotype: no
    Paratype: yes
    Radioactive: no
  • Thin section: no
    Chemical analysis: no
    X-Ray spectra: yes