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RARE16B-132
Cloncurryite (type locality) with Cuprite, Hentschelite, and Quartz
Cabinet, 10.5 x 7.5 x 2.5 cm
Great Australia mine, Cloncurry, Cloncurry district, Mt. Isa, Queensland, Australia
Ex. Paulo Matioli
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Light blue, radial prismatic clusters of cloncurryite and dark gray hentschelite on a fracture surface in a yellow-orange oxidized matrix with cuprite and quartz. Cloncurryite is a complex copper vanadium aluminum phosphate hydrate and hentschelite is a copper iron phosphate hydroxide. A very good specimen from the Great Australia mine, the type and only locality for cloncurryite. Ex. Paulo Matioli collection. Matioli and CK Minerals labels.