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Zincolivenite

Arsenate mineral

Zincolivenite is a copper arsenate mineral with formula CuZn(AsO4)(OH) that is a member of the olivenite group. Its colors range from green to blue, and its name comes from its composition of zinc

It was first described from St Constantine, Lavrion District Mines, Laurium. It was approved by the International Mineralogical Association

Identification

Color of mineral

Green
Blue

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

3.5

Density ( specific gravity )

1.736

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Orthorhombic