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Urusovite

Arsenate mineral

Urusovite is a rare copper arsenate mineral with formula: CuAlAsO5. It is a monoclinic -prismatic light green mineral.

Its type locality and only reported occurrence is in the Novaya fumarole , North Breach, Great Fissure eruption, Tolbachik , Kamchatka It was named after Vadim Sergeevich Urusov, crystal chemist of Moscow State University It was approved by the International Mineralogical Association

Identification

Color of mineral

Green

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

4

Density ( specific gravity )

1.672
1.718
1.722

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Monoclinic