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Name: Cornwallite
IMA Chemistry: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Chemistry Elements: The mineral Cornwallite contains elements:
Copper (Cu)
Arsenic (As)
Oxygen (O)
Hydrogen (H)
Country of Type Locality: United Kingdom
Year First Published: 1847
IMA Status: Approved,Grandfathered
Status Notes: Zippe F X M (1847) Über den Cornwallit, eine neue Species des Mineralreichs, Abhandlungen der Königlichen Böhmischen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften 4, 649-654 Chemical composition revised: Church A H (1868) Chemical researches on new and rare Cornish minerals. V. Cornwallite, The Journal of the Chemical Society of London 21, 276-279
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Crystal Systems: monoclinic
Oldest Known Age: 2700 Million Years Ago
Mohs Hardness: 4.5
Diaphaneity: 1.0
Specific Gravity: 4.17
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