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Name: Georgeite
IMA Chemistry: [Cu(OH)2-x(H2O)x][CO3]x/2
Chemistry Elements: The mineral Georgeite contains elements:
Copper (Cu)
Oxygen (O)
Hydrogen (H)
Carbon (C)
Country of Type Locality: Australia
Year First Published: 1977
IMA Status: Approved,Redefined
Status Notes: Bridge P J, Just J, Hey M H (1979) Georgeite, a new amorphous copper carbonate from the Carr Boyd mine, Western Australia, Mineralogical Magazine 43, 97-98 Formula changed from Cu_5_(CO_3_)_3_(OH)_4_·6H_2_O to Cu_2_(CO_3_)(OH)_2_: Pollard A M, Thomas R G, Williams P A, Just J, Bridge P J (1991) The synthesis and composition of georgeite and its reactions to form other secondary copper(II) carbonates. Mineralogical Magazine 55, 163-166 Formula changed from Cu_2_(CO_3_)(OH)_2_ according to IMA2023 s.p.: Bosi F, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2023) IMA Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC) – Newsletter 75. European Journal of Mineralogy 35, 891-895
Structural Group Name: Amorphous
Fleischer's Group Name:  
Crystal Systems:
Oldest Known Age: 1847 Million Years Ago
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