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Name: Olivenite
Specimens in Collection:

#934: Olivenite / Conichalcite
Milpillas Mine, Sonora, Mexico

#956: Azurite / Olivenite
Christiania Mine, Lavrion, Greece
IMA Chemistry: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Chemistry Elements: The mineral Olivenite contains elements:
Copper (Cu)
Arsenic (As)
Oxygen (O)
Hydrogen (H)
Country of Type Locality: United Kingdom
Year First Published: 1789
IMA Status: Approved,Grandfathered
Status Notes: Hoffmann C A S (1789) Mineralsystem des Herrn Inspektor Werners mit dessen erlaubnis herausgegeben von C A S Hoffmann. 127) Olivenerz, Bergmannisches Journal 1, 369-398 Jameson R (1820) Olivenite, in A System of Mineralogy Volume II, Archibald Constable and Co. (Edinburgh) 331-346
Structural Group Name: Andalusite
Fleischer's Group Name: olivenite
Crystal Systems: monoclinic|orthorhombic
Oldest Known Age: 2709 Million Years Ago
Mohs Hardness: 3.0
Diaphaneity: 1.0
Specific Gravity: 4.46
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