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Mineral:PLANCHEITE
Formula:Cu8Si8O22(OH)4 · H2O
Crystal System:Orthorhombic
Strunz Nr:8/F.05-10
References:L 11 (1996), 9; HB2/2 (1995)
Type Locality:Mindouli, Congo

Plancheite (2.5 x 1.7 cm)
Mashamba West Mine, Katanga (Shaba), Congo
Coll. and Photo © John Veevaert, Trinity Minerals
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