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Cornubite

Arsenate mineral

Cornubite is a rare secondary copper arsenate mineral with formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4. It was first described for its discovery in 1958 in Wheal Carpenter, Gwinear , Cornwall The name is from Cornubia, the medieval Latin name for Cornwall. of Cornwallite analogue of pseudomalachite.

Identification

Color of mineral

Green

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

4

The streak

Green

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Triclinic